Three people have died in northern Kentucky from a collision between a package delivery truck and a pickup truck near Verona in Boone County.

U.S. 42 at Miller Owens Road was closed for about three hours after the wreck. It happened 3about four miles northwest of Verona.

Officials say the southbound pickup went out of control and landed sideways in the road, then was hit by the northbound FedEx truck.

He said two people in the pickup died at the scene while a third died on the way to a hospital. Scheben said the FedEx driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

No names have been released.