Karen G. Ward, a Lexington resident who was injured Tuesday in a traffic accident that killed her husband, died Thursday night at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. She was 67.
Her husband, prominent Lexington lawyer Richard C. Ward, 71, died in the one-car accident near Newport, Tenn.
The couple were returning to Lexington from their vacation home in North Carolina when the crash occurred.
A joint funeral is being planned. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home in Versailles is handling arrangements.