Police are investigating the cause of a head-on Pulaski County crash that killed a woman and child Monday.
At about 6:30 a.m. Monday, a grandmother and her 5-year-old grandchild were killed in the collision on U.S. 27 in Burnside, police said.
The second driver was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to Pulaski County sheriff’s office.
The child, Kyleigh Hobbs from Eubank, died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, according to the Fayette County coroner. Her grandmother, Deanna Jean Chaney, 42, died at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Chaney was southbound in a 2007 Chrysler van when she was struck by a gray 2012 Kia SUV driven by Brandy Montgomery, police said.
Montgomery was sent to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, and later transferred to the UK Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.
Burnside police and the Somerset Police Department accident reconstruction team were investigating the cause of the accident, according to the sheriff’s office.