33 year-old Deanna M. Barton of Upton, Kentucky sustained fatal injuries when the Dodge Caravan she was driving crossed over the center line of Ky. 224 and crashed into a Ford F-750 pickup truck driven by 56 year-old Paul Neff. Mr. Neff suffered injuries that required emergency medical treatment and care.
The Kentucky State Police are investigating the cause of the accident. While driver error appears to be the cause, in a case like this, it is appropriate to investigate other potential causes, such as faulty mechanics, poor or flawed design, defects in manufacturing and negligent repairs or maintenance.
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