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Fleming County crash kills Mays Lick woman

A woman from Mays Lick died and a tractor-trailer driver from Maysville was injured in a crash in Fleming County on Monday morning.

Mary Nickell, 38, was driving east on U.S. 68 when she crossed the center line at 5:11 a.m., state police said. The Toyota 4 Runner Nickell was driving hit a tractor-trailer and then crossed back into the eastbound lane. The tractor-trailer, driven by Timothy Gentry, 54, then crossed the center lane and stopped on an embankment on the eastbound side of the road.

Nickell, who had been wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.

Genry, who also had been wearing a seat belt, was taken to Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.