Scott County Sheriff's Office identifies woman killed in Paris Pike crash

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - The Scott County Sheriff's Office has identified both people involved in the deadly crash in Georgetown.

It happened just after 5 p.m. in the 6500-block of Paris Pike, shutting down both lanes for several hours.

According to a press release, 37-year-old Margaret Morgan of Benton, Ky. was driving eastbound in a 2019 Chevy Malibu when she lost control of the vehicle, crossed into the oncoming lane, and hit a 2020 International box truck head-on.

The driver of the box truck, 74-year-old Harold Morgan, Jr., was not hurt. But, Margaret Morgan was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Georgetown/Scott County Collision Investigation Unit. But, right now, officials do not believe drugs or alcohol are a factor.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by members of the Scott County Fire Department, the Scott County Emergency Management Agency, Georgetown/Scott County EMS, and the Scott County Coroner’s Office.

All lanes of Paris Pike in Georgetown, Ky., have reopened following the crash.