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Crash in Wayne kills 1, injures another

One person died and another was seriously injured in an accident Tuesday night in Wayne County.

John H. Warner, 82, of Monticello, was driving a 1996 Jeep south on Ky. 167 when the vehicle left the road and struck a tree, according to a release from the Wayne County sheriff's department.

A passenger in the Jeep, Ida Warner, 63, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff Charles Boston said both were wearing seat belts.

John Warner was taken to Wayne County Hospital and then flown to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition Wednesday morning.

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