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2nd person dies of injuries following car accident on I-75 in Scott County

On Behalf of | Sep 14, 2023 | Firm News

SCOTT COUNTY, KY – Authorities said that a second person has died following a car crash on Interstate 75 south in Scott County last week.

This is an update to a previous story.

In a Facebook post, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office said 21-year-old Emma Keyser passed away from her injuries Tuesday afternoon at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

She was a passenger in a car driven by her mother Debra Keyser, a school teacher from Lexington who also died in the accident.  The sheriff’s office said Debra Keyser was driving on Interstate 75 south Wednesday night at about 7 p.m. when her car went off the west side of the roadway and crashed into a tree. Debra Keyser was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second car was also reportedly involved, and WKYT reports that Donald Duhamell was charged with DUI following the wreck.

The Georgetown-Scott County Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing its investigation.

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