A fatal car crash in Elizabethtown seriously injured two people and killed another Tuesday night.
A 2002 Ford Focus, operated by 28 year-old Destiny Shelton, of Leitchfield, was traveling west on Ring Road near Kitty Hawk Drive in Elizabethtown around 11 p.m., according to a news release from Elizabethtown police.
Shelton’s vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane of Ring Road and struck a 1998 Chevrolet SUV head on, operated by an adult man.
The release said Shelton who was driving the Focus was pronounced dead at the scene. An adult male passenger in the Focus and the driver of the SUV were transported to the University of Louisville Hospital with severe injuries.
Public Information Officer Chris Denham said all those involved in the wreck are local residents.
The collision remains under investigation by the Elizabethtown Police Department’s accident reconstruction team.