fatalHOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/12/18) — A Dawson Springs woman suffered fatal injuries due to a two-vehicle crash at Charleston and Niles roads.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported responding to the incident at 5:38 p.m. Tuesday. Tika Borthers, 23, was pronounced deceased at Baptist Health Madisonville.

A 4-year-old passenger in Brothers’ vehicle, who was not identified, was taken by helicopter to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was reported to be in stable condition.

HCSO preliminary investigation revealed Ronald Burton of Woodburn was driving south on Charleston Road in a 2008 Ford truck pulling a large trailer. Brothers pulled into the path of Burton in a 1999 Pontiac Grand-Am. Burton’s truck struck the driver’s side of her vehicle.

Burton was taken to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment of minor injuries.

Dawson Springs Police Department, Charleston Fire Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service and Air Evac assisted at the scene.

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