A 55-year-old Mercer County woman was pronounced dead after a one-vehicle crash on Friday afternoon on U.S. 68.
The driver, Theresa S. Hatfield of 1006 Perryville Road, Harrodsburg, may have had a medical problem that contributed to the accident, according to state police in Richmond.
A 7-year-old girl, who was a passenger in the vehicle, sustained injuries and was airlifted to University of Kentucky Hospital.
The child was in stable condition, police said.
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The crash occurred just before 5:20 p.m. when Hatfield's 2004 Ford Explorer ran off U.S. 68, hit a culvert and then struck a tree, police said.
An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.