Adair woman killed in wreck on Highway 55

An Adair woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 55 in Taylor County on Sunday.

According to Kentucky State Police Post 15, a 2002 Ford F-150 operated by 60-year-old Allen Glen Yates of Columbia crossed the center line and struck a 2021 Nissan Rogue operated by 39-year-old Tracy York-Murrell of Columbia.

York-Murrell was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Taylor County Coroner.

A passenger in the Nissan Rogue, 33-year-old  Cameron Murrell of Columbia, was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of severe but non-life-threatening injuries.

Yates and a passenger in his vehicle, 67-year-old Karen Bishop of Columbia, were also transported to the University of Louisville Hospital.

The collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

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