Kentucky

Crash in Perry kills Lost Creek woman

A Breathitt County woman died in a two-car collision Monday afternoon in the Bonnyman community of Perry County, about a mile north of Hazard.

State police said in a news release that Shirley O. Watts, 70, of Lost Creek lost control of her car on a patch of ice on southbound Ky. 15. Watts was pronounced dead at the scene by the Perry County coroner's office.

Her car crossed the center line into the northbound lane and collided with a vehicle driven by Judy Hughs, 55.

Two people from Hughs' vehicle were taken to a local hospital; one was treated and released, and the other was transferred to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, the news release said.

Two people in Watts' car were taken to a local hospital and then transferred to UK.

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