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21-year-old woman killed in accident on Highway 42

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By Amanda Manning

 A Louisville woman was killed in an early morning accident on Highway 42 Saturday, June 8.

Oldham County Police say Paula Morales Garcia, 21, was traveling eastbound on Highway 42 when she crossed the center line into a curve and struck a vehicle that was traveling westbound.

Oldham County Police, North Oldham Fire and Oldham County EMS responded to the scene at the 8900 block of Highway 42 at approximately 6:10 a.m.

Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene by the Oldham County Coroner’s office.

The other driver, a 24-year-old male, was taken to University of Louisville Hospital. His current condition is unknown. 

Oldham County Police have not determined what caused the crash yet. 

Contact the Oldham County Police Department at 222-1300 if you have any information about this incident.