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Head-on collision in Breckenridge County kills two

Two people were killed Tuesday in a crash in Breckenridge County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Joyce Basham, 74, and Lisa Daugherty, 50, both of Hardinsburg, died at the scene, according to police.

A Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Thomas Orr, 40, of Guston, was traveling west and collided head-on with a Buick Park Avenue driven by Basham, according to state police. Daugherty was riding with Basham.

Orr’s truck crossed the center line of U.S. 60 near Sinking Creek Hill for unknown reasons, according to state police. He was taken to University of Louisville Hospital with serious injuries.

The investigation remains open.

Andrew Henderson: 859-231-3424

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