Crime

Woman killed in Lexington crash on Briar Hill Road

A woman was killed Sunday night when the SUV in which she was riding left Briar Hill Road and hit several trees.

Helen Watson, 77, died in the vehicle when it went off the road just before 9:30 p.m., deputy Fayette County coroner Jordan Russell said,

The driver of the vehicle was taken to a hospital with injuries that weren't thought to be life-threatening, police said.

There were no charges filed, Lexington police Lt. Kevin Metcalf said.

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