A single vehicle accident claimed the life of a Tennessee woman on Interstate 64 Tuesday afternoon.
Kentucky State Police responded to an accident just north of Upton just after 2:30 p.m.
A 2000 GMC pickup, driven by 69 year-old Michael A. Williams of Old Hickory, Tennessee, was traveling south when for unknown reasons he lost control of the vehicle causing it to leave the roadway and strike a rock wall. A passenger in the truck, 59 year-old Deborah L. Williams of Old Hickory, Tennessee, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Larue County Coroner. Michael Williams was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Air Methods with non life threatening injuries.
Kentucky State Police were assisted at the scene by the Upton Fire Department, Hardin County EMS, Air Methods of Kentucky and the Larue County Coroner.