Mom killed, son injured in crash on I-24 West in Paducah

Interstate 24

PADUCAH, Ky. (WKRN) – A mother was killed and her son injured in a crash on Interstate 24 West in Paducah Wednesday afternoon.

Kentucky State Police reported Christopher Battoe, 29, was merging onto I-24 West from US Highway 68 in a Chevy Lumina when he failed to yield to oncoming traffic.

Battoe’s mother, Audrey Rednour, 48, was a passenger in the car and pronounced dead at the scene by the Trigg County coroner.

Battoe was flown to TriStar Skyline Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

The other driver was transported to Trigg County Hospital where he is expected to recover.

No further details were released.

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