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Kentucky State Trooper Kevin Roberts is investigating a collision that occurred on Monday, Nov. 19 at 6:29 p.m. at the intersection of St. Francis Hwy. and Holy Cross Road in the limits of Loretto.
Fifty- year-old Mary Gootee of Springfield was traveling south on St. Francis Hwy., operating a 2003 Dodge Neon.
She made a left turn from Holy Cross Road onto St. Francis Hwy. and pulled into the path of a 2005 Ford Escape. The Escape was operated by 35-year-old Elizabeth Thompson of Bardstown.
Thompson was wearing a seatbelt and her one-year-old son, Korbin Thompson, was in a child safety seat and not injured.
Mary Gootee, a passenger, and 57-year-old Harold Gootee were both belted and not injured.
A third occupant in the Gootee vehicle, 25-year-old Augusta Gootee, of Springfield, was belted but was transported to Spring View Hospital and airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville with non-life threatening injuries.
Roberts was assisted at the scene by the Marion County Sheriff's Department, Rescue and EMS and the Loretto Fire Department.
Editor's note: This story has been updated. The headline previously was incorrect.