State police investigating fatal wreck

A two-vehicle wreck that took a woman's life near Princeton Monday is under investigation, according to Kentucky State Police.

KSP says the wreck happened around 3:21 p.m. Monday on U.S. 62, about a mile west of Princeton. Mail carrier Paula Brown, 50,of Fredonia was stopped on the emergency strip on the eastbound lane, delivering mail when her Jeep Cherokee was hit by a Chevrolet Tahoe.

Brown was taken to Caldwell County Medical Center, and was pronounced dead shortly after arriving there. The other driver, 69-year-old Diana Sams, also of Fredonia, was taken to the Caldwell County Medical Center, treated for minor injuries, and released.

Trooper Ben Sawyer is investigating the wreck. The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department, the Princeton Police Department, the Princeton Fire Department, Caldwell County EMS, and the Caldwell County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.

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