Three Die in Multi Vehicle Crash in Christian County Friday
A multi vehicle crash on I-24 near the Kentucky-Tennessee Line in Christian County resulted in the death of three people. According to Kentucky State Police, it happened at 11:21am when, for an undetermined reason, a vehicle, driven by 38 year old Michael Mahan of Flat Rock, Alabama, crossed the median and entered the opposite lanes of traffic. His vehicle struck a Uhaul, driven by Richard Dooley of Arlington, Virginia, then a third vehicle, driven by Dooley’s wife, 43 year old Lisa Larimer. 11 year old Megan Mahan was pronounced dead at the scene. Michael Mahan was transported to Gateway Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. 16 year old Savanah Mahan was also transported to Gateway then later to Vanderbilt where she also died from her injuries. Larimer, and two passengers, 7 year old Ariel Dooley and 6 year old Sierra, were all transported to Gateway where they are listed in stable or stable but critical condition at the time of the release. Portions of I-24 were closed for some time due to the investigation.