Jessamine County

Nicholasville man dies in Madison County crash

A man died and a woman was injured after a crash in Madison County on Monday afternoon.

Daniel K. Howell, 56, of Nicholasville, was pronounced dead after a crash on Meadowbrook Road just before 1 p.m., according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

Howell and Candie J. Johnson, 22, of Richmond were traveling north in a pickup that dropped off the right side of the road and hit a utility pole.

Johnson was trapped in the truck and had to be extricated. She was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital with serious injuries, state police said. She was listed in fair condition Monday night.

State police said they were continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.