Six people, including four children, killed in head-on collision on Kentucky highway

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Six people, including four children, were killed in a Saturday car crash after one driver was going the wrong direction on Interstate 75 in Kentucky.

A 38-year-old female driver, later identified as Jamaica Caudill, was driving the wrong way on the interstate on Saturday midday when she crashed head-on into another vehicle, according to a press release from the Lexington Police Department. The police were notified of a vehicle going the wrong way but did not catch up to it until the accident occurred. Caudill died in the crash, as did the five people in the other vehicle.

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The other vehicle, driven by Catherine Greene, 30, had four children in the car. The four young passengers, ranging in ages from 2 to 11, were Santanna Greene, 11; Karmen Greene, 9; Brayden Boxwell, 5; and Jack Greene, 2. They were from Owentown.

Caudill and Karmen Greene died at the scene while the others were pronounced dead at the hospital.

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The Lexington Police Department Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating the fatal collision. Law enforcement officials have yet to say whether Caudill was impaired at the time of the crash.

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