Harrodsburg — Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal collision that happened just before noon Sunday in Mercer County.
State police in Richmond said that Misty Yeager, 39, of Williamsburg was traveling west on Perryville Road in a 2001 Hyundai Tiburon. Yeager lost control of her vehicle and crossed the center line, colliding with a 2004 Chevrolet truck.
The passenger in the Hyundai, Tristan Yeager, 11, died at the scene. Misty Yeager was transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the collision, police said. The cause of the collision is under investigation.
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