Victoria Branscum, 21, of Bronston in Pulaski County, died Friday night after she lost control of the truck she was driving on Jacksboro Road, 8 miles south of Somerset, and struck a tree.
The 1990 Chevrolet truck then hit a set of guide wires and overturned. The Pulaski County sheriff's office received the call at 10:42 p.m.
Branscum was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Passenger Tim Irvine, 24, of Science Hill, was airlifted to the University of Kentucky medical center. The crash is under investigation by Sheriff Todd Wood. A toxicology report is pending to determine whether alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.