Three injured in U.S. 68 crash

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Three people were injured but have been treated and released after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 68 on Monday.

According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Charles Grider, 55, of 3027 Dry Creek Road in Elk Horn, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer west on U.S. 68 at 2:47 p.m. Brenda Judd, 54, of 311 W. Hodgenville Ave. in Greensburg, was driving a 2006 Dodge Stratus east.

The report states that Grider told officers that a vehicle was stopped to turn left onto Black Gnat Road, but that he didn't notice the vehicle had stopped.

Grider pulled into the emergency lane to pass the stopped vehicle, the report states, and lost control of his vehicle as he was pulling back onto the westbound lane.

Grider's vehicle overturned several times before striking Judd's vehicle. His vehicle came to rest on the eastbound shoulder.

Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel treated Judd, Grider and his passenger, and Mary Grider, 55, also of 3027 Dry Creek Road, at the scene. The three were transported to Taylor Regional Hospital for more treatment and were later released.

Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Dickie Benningfield investigated. Deputies Billy Rice and Ricky Underwood and Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel assisted at the scene.