Family of 3 From Georgia Dies in Kentucky Car Wreck

Posted on: 11:27 am, March 31, 2013, by , updated on: 07:39pm, March 31, 2013

OAK GROVE, Kentucky (WHNT) — Kentucky State Police say a father and his two daughters are dead after a three-vehicle crash Friday morning on Interstate 24 near the Kentucky-Tennessee line, Nashville’s NewsChannel 5 reported.

Michael Mahan, 38, Savanah Mahan, 16, and Meagan Mahan, 11, all of Trenton, Georgia, died from their injuries when Michael, who was driving a 1996 Toyota Camry west on I-24, crossed the median into the eastbound lanes and struck a U-Haul and another vehicle, according to NewsChannel 5.

The U-Haul was driven by Richard Dooley, of Arlington, Virgina, and the other vehicle driven by his wife, Lisa Larimer.

Meagan Mahan was pronounced dead at the scene. Her father and sister were transported to Gateway Medical Center. Michael Mahan died at the hospital. Savannah was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she died a short time later, NewsChannel 5 reported.

It was unclear whether the Mahans were wearing seat belts.

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