Two died, one injured in Russellville wreck

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – Two people died and one person was injured in a head-on collision Wednesday in Russellville.

At about 5:10 p.m. Russellville police were called to the 1100 block of Bowling Green Road where they determined that a Nissan Versa and a Chevrolet Duramax hauling a dump trailer collided head on, according to a release from the police department.

Both occupants of the Nissan, John Walker, 86, of White Plains, Ky. and Mary Johnson, 61, of Hopkinsville were pronounced dead at he scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Asael Mendoza, 45, of Bowling Green, was taken by ambulance to Logan Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries, according to the release.

The investigation remains open.