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U-turn in Kentucky ends in death

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A common driving maneuver seen everyday ended in tragedy, as one person was killed trying to make a U-turn.

According to a press release, the accident happened Thursday, Nov. 15 on Ky. Route 3 in Floyd County. Linda Stambaugh, 64, of Russell, Ky., was heading west when she attempted to make a U-turn heading east.

Stambaugh's car was hit by a 1993 Jeep Cherokee as she was reentering traffic.  Floyd County Deputy Coroner Chuck Hall pronounced Stambaugh dead on the scene.

The accident is still under investigation.