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Alcohol, speed may have caused fatal Fayette crash

Lexington police say alcohol and speed may have contributed to a single-vehicle crash that killed a Georgetown woman Sunday.

Angela Slucher, 24, died Sunday after the early morning wreck on the off-ramp on the Newtown Pike exit of Interstate 75. She was a passenger in a red 2003 GMC Sonoma driven by Larry Slucher, 32, of Frankfort.

The truck was exiting the ramp at a high speed, Lexington police said. The vehicle went off the left side of the road and into a ditch. The truck then struck a rock wall and flipped at least once before stopping in the middle of the road about 1:50 a.m.

Larry Slucher, who was wearing a seat belt, has been discharged from University of Kentucky Hospital, according to the hospital's public relations office.

Angela Slucher, who was also wearing a seat belt, died a the scene.

Lexington police say charges are pending against Larry Slucher.

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