Two killed in Boone County head-on dump truck crash


(Burlington, KY) - A head-on crash involving a dump truck and two cars in Boone County killed two people this morning.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office says the violent crash happened in the 4300 block of Burlington Pike (KY 18) about 11:30 a.m.

In one car, first responders found two trapped passengers. The male was deceased, and a female was extricated but died before being taken to the hospital.

The sole occupant of the second car was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence after sustaining non-life threatening injuries. The dump truck driver received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Cincinnati.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office's Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the collision.

Deputies are notifying next of kin. Until then, the names of the victims are not being released.