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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A woman is dead after crashing her van into a semi truck on Thursday in Nelson County, Kentucky. 

The crash happened on Highgrove Road in Coxs Creek just before 4 p.m. Thursday.

Bardstown woman dies in crash involving semi

The crash happened on Highgrove Road in Coxs Creek, Kentucky, just before 4 p.m. Thursday.

Deputies with the Nelson County Sheriff's Office said a van being driven by Samantha Smith, 31, of Bardstown, dropped off the side of the road then overcorrected and crossed the center line. The van then slid sideways into a semi. 

Smith died at the scene, and the driver of the semi wasn't hurt, officials said. 

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