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Kentucky woman injured in weather-related wreck


An Almo, Kentucky woman was injured in a car wreck that investigators say may have been caused by rain on the roadway.

The crash happened at 8:40 p.m. Monday on the 5000 block of Kirksey Rd. in Calloway County.

According to Kentucky State Police Brianna Herring, 21, of Almo was passing a semi-truck on Kirksey Rd. Herring attempted to return to her lane of traffic and hydroplaned on the wet pavement.

Herring’s 1998 Toyota left the roadway, struck a ditch, overturned and then hit a parked 2000 Chevy Silverado.

Herring was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. She was transported to Baptist Health Hospital via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Her passenger, 22-year-old Austen Misner of New Concord, Kentucky was not injured.

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