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Head-on crash kills man in Powell

A man died and a woman was injured in a head-on crash Monday afternoon in Powell County.

Donald Tharp, 66, of Clay City was driving on Hardwick's Creek Road in Clay City when his pickup truck collided with another pickup about 1:30 p.m., Powell County Deputy Coroner Linda Rogers said.

Tharp, who was partially ejected from the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene, she said.

A woman riding in the truck with Tharp was taken by helicopter to the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

Rogers said the driver of the other truck was not injured.