A 66-year-old Lexington, Indiana man was killed in a head-on crash Saturday night in Charlestown.
Thomas M. Bush, 66 years of age from Lexington, Indiana, traveling south when another vehicle hit him head on.
Saturday at approximately 3:27 p.m., the Clark County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident on State Road 3 near the intersection of Harry Hughes Rd., Charlestown, Indiana.
Upon arriving on scene, officers located a 2002 Chevrolet Camaro and a 2002 Pontiac Firebird which appeared to be involved in a head on collision.
Evidence from the scene suggested the driver of Chevrolet, Ms. Kristin S. Coy, 36 years of age from Scottsburg, Indiana, was traveling northbound on State Road 3 where she ran off the roadway and over-corrected, causing her vehicle to cross into the southbound lane of State Road 3 causing a head on collision with the Pontiac, which was driven by Bush, who was traveling south.
Mr. Bush was pronounced deceased on scene by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
Ms. Coy was transported to University of Louisville hospital with serious injuries.
Preliminary toxicology testing was conducted on both drivers. According to Captain Scottie Maples, the results are pending.
It should be noted that Sandra Coy was operating with a suspended operator’s license (infraction) through the state of Indiana.
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