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Police release name of North Oldham High School student killed in crash on US 42

Oldham County Police Chief Greg Smith said 16-year-old Lily Fairfield was killed in a crash Wednesday morning.

OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. — A 16-year-old girl is dead after a crash Wednesday morning in Oldham County.

According to a press release from Oldham County Police Chief Greg Smith, emergency crews responded to a report of a crash with injuries on West Highway 42 around 8:20 a.m. on Nov. 10.

Smith said a woman was driving east in the westbound lane of US 42 when she hit another vehicle head-on. Both drivers and a passenger in the first vehicle were taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

A passenger in the second vehicle, identified as 16-year-old Lily Fairfield, was killed. A representative from Oldham County Schools said Fairfield was a student at North Oldham High School.

The case is under investigation and Smith said it will be reviewed by the Commonwealth Attorney's Office.

If anyone has information about this crash, they are asked to contact the Oldham County Police Department at 502-222-1300.


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