Woman Dies A Day After Crash In Southern Kentucky

One person is now dead after a crash that hurt nine people in Pulaski County on Monday.

Police were on the scene for hours after the four vehicle crash. It happened on U.S. 27 near the Pulaski/Lincoln County line.

Police say two cars were stopped in the southbound lanes because the car in front was trying to turn onto Skyline Drive. Police say a third car plowed into the back of the second car, which in turn pushed the first car into the path of an oncoming truck.

Two people were so badly hurt, they were airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Seven others were taken to the hospital in Somerset.

One of those victims, 32-year-old Tanya Clark, died at UK hospital on Tuesday night. The coroner says she suffered a traumatic brain injury.

Police say they're still trying to figure out what caused the crash, but don't think construction in the area played a role.


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  • by Ashley Location: Danville on May 17, 2008 at 07:31 PM
    Tanya was such a GREAT person i loved being around her. She always made me laugh! I will never forget her! She was not only a wonderful boss but a wonderful friend! My prayers are with your family!!
  • by Krista Location: Campbellsville, KY on May 15, 2008 at 04:21 PM
    Tanya was a wonderful young woman full of life and aspirations, she was a very strong and determined woman who laughed often and was always a joy to be around, she will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her. To her family they are in my thoughts and prayers continually and I am exteremly sorry for your loss. We all lost an amazing person, who will never be forgotten. May God Bless Everyone that this young woman's life touched along her journey here on earth. May God Rest Her Soul.
  • by Bambi Location: North Grove Ind. on May 15, 2008 at 11:47 AM
    Tanya was a wonderful caring mother of 2 small children ages 11 and 2. She was a wonderful wife. She had many brother and sisters. She was a very dovoted employee with check into cash for several years. She was recently promoted to serve for Kentucky Check into Cash and sorrounding areas in Kentucky. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. God Bless!!!!
  • by Luke Location: Afghanistan on May 15, 2008 at 08:09 AM
    Tanya, you will never know how much you are missed right now. God be with your family in these dark times, and I'll be praying for everyone who loves and misses you. I hope this serves as a strong reminder to all the deadly consequences of careless driving. A good woman was lost due to a lack of attention on someone's part, no matter how you look at it. God forgive those responsible.
  • by BRIDGET Location: LONDON KY on May 14, 2008 at 10:53 PM
    TANYA,I MISS YOU AND LOVE YOU.MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY!
  • by Shanon Location: Peru,Indiana on May 14, 2008 at 08:12 PM
    I am very sorry to hear of this loss.I know Tanya will be sadley missed by all that loves her.Her family are in my thoughts and prayers.
  • by unknown Location: Pulaski on May 14, 2008 at 08:08 PM
    Im not gonna say my name but i was at the accident with emergency services. My prayers are with you all who knew her. Will you tell a little about her?
  • by donna Location: campbellsville on May 14, 2008 at 03:56 PM
    I just wanted to say that Tanya was a GREAT boss and we are all very much in prayer and thought for her family and friends. It is certainly a great loss for all who knew this beautiful, vibrant, young woman. What a heart wrenching tragedy.
  • by Doug Location: London on May 14, 2008 at 01:40 PM
    Dang, no trucks to blame??????????
  • by angela Location: kokomo in on May 14, 2008 at 10:52 AM
    thank you for all the support and your prayers but unfortunally she passed away at 5:40 pm on tuesday may 13,2008. she will be laid to rest in peru indiana on monday may 19,2008. visitation will be on sunday. we are still planning the times. she will be missed by all. her sister/best friend forever angie
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