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UPDATE: DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (2/12/20) — Daviess County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the driver involved in a fatal crash along Wendell Ford Expressway Saturday night.

Maurice Magruder, 93 of Owensboro, died as a result of injuries sustained during the collision.

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UPDATE: DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (2/9/20) — A 93-year-old man died of injuries sustained in a crash along 2200 Wendell Ford Expressway Saturday night. Several others in a pickup were taken to hospitals for treatment of injuries.

The name of the deceased has not been released pending family notification, Sgt. Tyler Free wrote.

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office says alcohol was not a factor in the head-on collision. The 93-year-old was driving a 2011 Ford Mustang the wrong way on the bypass at 10:08 p.m. He collided with a Ford-F-150 driven by Preston Christ, 29 of Rockport, Indiana. The Mustang was going eastbound in the westbound lanes.

Crist and passengers Anastasia Crist, 26, Lillyana Crist, 2, were taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, accord to DCSO. Six-month-old Preston Crist Jr. was transferred from OHRH to Norton’s Childrens Hospital in Louisville for non-life-threatening injuries.

Daviess County Coroner’s Office pronounced the Mustang driver deceased at the scene. 

Thruston Fire Department, Daviess County Fire and AMR assisted at the scene.

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (2/8/20) — Owensboro-Daviess County Dispatch reported at 10:33 tonight the bypass is shut down in both directions due to a crash.

The bypass is closed, just west of Kentucky 144, between Kentucky 144 and Pleasant Valley. Daviess County Sheriff’s Office deputies are working at the scene, Dispatcher Katie George reports. 

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