BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Nelson County Sheriff's Deputies discovered a crashed vehicle nearly 17 hours after it happened on Springfield Road.

Deputies were called about 6:30 Thursday night to investigate an injury collision. The person who called 911 directed deputies to a rock embankment and creek area.

Deputies eventually found a damaged Ford passenger vehicle in a creek bed. The body of 22-year-old Destiny Danner was inside.

A witness told deputies he heard a loud noise on Springfield Road about 1:00 a.m. Thursday, but didn't see anything when he looked outside. Later in the day, the witness discovered car parts in his yard and near a tree. He followed the parts and debris, and eventually found Danner's car in the creek bed.

The victim will be taken to the medical examiner's officer in Louisville.

The Nelson County Sheriff's Officer is investigating the cause of the crash.

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