7-year-old killed in PRP crash identified

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by WHAS11.com

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Posted on May 18, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Updated Sunday, May 18 at 7:58 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – The coroner has released the identity of a young girl killed in a crash Saturday morning.

The Jefferson County Coroner says 7-year-old Ella Ralph died from her injuries in an accident that happened in the 7600 block of Terry Road.

Police say a Jeep, driven by Shawn Coogle, was traveling southbound and got into a northbound lane to pass a car.

Coogle’s Jeep hit the van Ralph was traveling in head on, causing it to flip upside down and deploy the airbags.

Ralph was pronounced dead on the scene.

Ralph’s two sisters were taken to Kosair and the adult driver was taken to University Hospital.

Coogle was also taken to University Hospital and is listed in critical condition.

LMPD’s Traffic Unit is still investigating the crash.
 

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