Police release name, condition of officer involved in deadly crash

Published: Apr. 13, 2021 at 7:50 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - We’re learning new details in a deadly crash that shut down the inner and outer loops on New Circle Road for close to eight hours yesterday.

The Fayette County Coroner tells us 38-year-old Angelina Sue Raad died after colliding with Officer Dawn Miller, an off-duty Lexington police officer.

Police say Raad was traveling down New Circle Road the wrong way around 1:30 Monday morning. That’s when she crashed into Officer Miller.

Lexington Police say their initial investigation shows that Raad was driving the wrong was on the inner loop when she collided head on with Officer Miller, who is said to be heading home after her shift.

Officer Dawn Miller has been employed with the Lexington Police Dept. since March 2017.
Officer Dawn Miller has been employed with the Lexington Police Dept. since March 2017.(Lexington Police Dept.)

Both Raad and Miller were taken to the hospital.

Raad later died at UK Hospital around 4 a.m.

We’re told Miller is in serious but stable condition.

They also say at this point in the investigation they cannot say whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

While police haven’t released any new details into the crash today, we did speak with Sergeant Donnell Gordon Monday who said they hope anyone with information come forward to help provide more answers as to what happened before the crash.

The department has asked anyone with information on the case to step forward. You can make anonymous tips through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers.

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