Teen dead, infant hospitalized after crash in Barren County

Glasgow, KY. –  Just after 8 a.m. Monday, Kentucky State Police Post 3 responded to a two-vehicle collision that resulted in a fatality.

The collision occurred near the 6000 block of New Bowling Green Road.

Jacie B. Smith, 19, of Park City, was driving a 2005 Mercury SUV traveling eastbound on New Bowling Green Road in Barren County when her vehicle and another driven by Brandon T. Smith, 35, of Glasgow collided, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.

The two vehicles sideswiped one another causing Jacie Smith’s vehicle to swerve right and exit the roadway, continuing down an embankment before striking a tree.

Brandon Smith pulled over his vehicle to the shoulder of the roadway.

Jacie Smith, along with a one-year-old female passenger, were taken by ambulance to TJ Samson Community Hospital.

Jacie Smith was pronounced deceased by hospital staff, and the juvenile passenger remains in stable condition.

Brandon Smith was treated for minor injuries.  Stuart Kerley, 24, of Glasgow, a passenger in Brandon Smith’s vehicle, was uninjured.

The investigation is ongoing.