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Head On Accident Kills Henryville Woman In Orange County

Last updated on Tuesday, January 22, 2008

(ORANGE COUNTY) - An accident on State Road 60 near the Orange-Washington County line claimed the life of a young Henryville woman.

State Police Jasper say 20-year-old Troy Montgomery of Henryville was traveling eastbound on 60 when, for reasons still unknown, he crossed the centerline and went into the westbound lanes striking the vehicle of 40-year-old Charles Morris of Orleans.

Neither Montgomery or his passenger, 20-year-old Lauren Hanner, were wearing their seatbelts.

Montgomery was flown to University of Louisville hospital in critical condition with chest injuries, Hanner was reportedly found dead at the scene.

Both occupants Morris's vehicle, Morris and 26-year-old John Stewart of Mitchell, were wearing their seatbelts and suffered smaller injuries.

Morris was taken to Dunn Memorial Hospital in stable condition with minor lacerations, Stewart was flown to University of Louisville hospital with leg injuries, but was also in stable condition.

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