A Harlan County woman died and several people were injured in a crash on East Ky. 80 about 14 miles west of Somerset on Tuesday morning.
Sherry E. Madon, 42, of Putney was a passenger in a westbound 1998 Saturn that crossed the center line and hit an eastbound dump truck about 7:20 a.m., according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department.
Madon was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, Carl Madon, 50, also of Putney; a 2-year-old child in the car; and the driver of the dump truck, Jerry Creek, 34, of Manchester, were taken to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Madon was then transferred to University of Kentucky Hospital.
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The crash shut down the highway for several hours.