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An early morning crash killed a 60-year-old New Albany woman on US 150 east of Hardinsburg. 

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a single vehicle crash on US 150 that took place about 9a. 

According to investigating officer, Deputy Brad Naugle, a 2005 Nissan Max driven by Elizabeth Dodge, 60, New Albany, was traveling West on US 150. 

For unknown reasons, the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road striking a utility pole. The Nissan continued back onto the roadway and off the left side coming to rest in a field. 

Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The crash is still under investigation. 

Assisting officers were Sheriff Roger Newlon and Deputy Mark Blackman. Other departments involved were the Posey Township First Responders, Washington County EMS, Washington County Cororoner’s Office and Kentucky 7 Air Ambulance.