Crash in McCracken County kills one

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A crash on Said Road in McCracken county kills one person. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the sheriff's department, 39-year-old Timothy Hankins of Paducah was driving south when he ran off the road. Deputies said his Bronco hit a tree, flipped, and landed in a ditch.

His passenger, 33-year-old Christina Dooley of West Paducah was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hankins was airlifted from the scene to an Evansville, Indiana hospital.

Investigators believe speed was a contributing factor in the crash, but it's unclear why the car ran off the road in the first place.

Said Road was closed for about 3 hours as police investigated the crash and cleared the scene.

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