One woman died and four people were injured Wednesday in a crash in Laurel County, Sheriff John Root said in a news release.
Nora Penix, 47, of London died at St. Joseph Hospital London, officials said.
Penix's car was northbound on U.S. 25 when a vehicle in front of it stopped abruptly to turn left onto Fariston Road. Her car swerved to the left to avoid collision, and it hit a southbound vehicle head-on, the news release said.
The driver of the other vehicle, Hobert Collier, 68, of London, was taken to St. Joseph London.
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Passengers in Collier's vehicle, Gene Collier, 70 and Sandra Thompson, 45, both of London, and a 2-year-old girl were all flown to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington. Their conditions were not immediately available.
The crash occurred at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 25, at the intersection of Fariston Road, about six miles south of London, police said.