Woman killed, 2 injured in crash with Kentucky state trooper

Kentucky State Police
(Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)

WARRNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person died late Monday afternoon and two people were injured in a crash with a Kentucky state trooper.

Officials told News 2 Trooper Brian Gann was responding to a crash on Highway 185 in the Anna community when he collided with another car.

The Kentucky State Police reported Gann was attempting to pass vehicles with his lights and sirens activated when a pickup truck turned into his path.

The driver, 63-year-old Joyce Smith, of Bowling Green was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another person in Smith’s vehicle was injured and taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated and released.

Trooper Gann was also injured and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. He has since been released.

Gann will be placed on temporary administrative leave while the crash investigation is ongoing.

Further details remain unknown.