Knott woman dies when her car lands in creek

A Knott County woman was killed early Tuesday when her car careened into a creek, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

Brenda Thacker, 54, of Mousie was driving east on Ky. 550 when she apparently misjudged a curve and ran off the left side of the road. Her car came to rest in a creek, police said.

Thacker died at the scene, police said.

The wreck was reported at 12:24 a.m.