Van passenger dies in Laurel County crash

A Manchester man died in a crash in Laurel County Monday morning.

Boyd Woods, 28, was a passenger in a westbound Chrysler Town & Country minivan that slid into the path of a pickup truck on Ky. 80 about 8 miles east of London, according to a news release from the Laurel County Sheriff's Department.

The road was slick because of rain, and the crash occurred in a curve and on a hillcrest at about 11:38 a.m., the release stated.

The driver of the van, Melodie Woods, 45, and another passenger, Josh Dakota, 20, both of Manchester, were taken to St. Joseph Hospital in London.

The driver of the Ford Ranger pickup, Kenny Robinson, 36, of London, was not injured.