Update posted at 9:05 a.m.:
Boone County Sheriff's investigators have released the identity of the mother killed in a crash on U.S. 42 in Verona Sunday evening.
Lana Rodgers, 24 of Verona, was driving a Suzuki SUV that crossed the center line and struck a pickup truck.
In Rodgers' vehicle with her was her son, three-year-old Amos Rodgers. He was flown to Children's Hospital in Cincinnati.
The pickup truck driver, Robert Bischoff, was flown to University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
No other information concerning the well-being of Amos Rodgers or Bischoff is available at this time, the sheriff's office said.
Original story posted at 7:18 a.m.:
(Verona, Ky.) - A woman is dead and her toddler son in the hospital following a crash in Verona Sunday night.
A Suzuki SUV crossed the center line on U.S. 42 near Southfork Church Road and collided head-on with a Chevrolet pickup truck at around 6:00 p.m., according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said heavy rain contributed to the crash.
A Verona woman driving the Suzuki died at the scene.
The victim’s young son and the pickup driver, Robert Bischoff, 48, of Warsaw, were both taken to local hospitals by aircare. Their conditions have not been released.
The Boone County Sheriff's Office Accident Reconstruction Unit is actively working the crash investigation.
U.S. 42 was closed through early Monday morning as crews worked to clear the accident scene.