A Rockcastle County woman died after her car hit a guard rail, then crossed the center line into oncoming traffic in northern Pulaski County Sunday morning.
Scarlett Jones, 25, of Brodhead, was driving north on Ky. 461 about 9:30 a.m. when her 2000 Chevrolet drove off the road, bounced off the guard rail and slammed into a 2001 Toyota pickup truck driving south, according to the Pulaski County sheriff's department.
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Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Toyota, Vincent Pickens, 52, of Richmond, and a passenger, Glenna Jones of Berea, were taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where both were in critical condition Sunday night.
The sheriff's department is still investigating the accident.