A Leslie County woman died Tuesday night after a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 421 in the Helton Community in Leslie County.
Tracey Collett, 39, of Warbranch, was traveling southbound when she veered into the northbound lane, colliding with a Ford F-150 truck, according to Kentucky State Police.
Collett was pronounced dead at the scene by Leslie County coroner.
The driver of the truck, Wilburn Pennington, 49, of Hyden, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., police said. He now is in stable condition.
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The truck passenger, Glen Caldwell, 45, of Wooton, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.