Amber Witten Thurman, principal at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, died as the result of a car crash about 5:04 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7.
Thurman, 47, was traveling west on KY 84 one mile west of Hodgenville when the 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue she was driving crossed the centerline, according to Kentucky State Police.
Thurman overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle. It left the right side of the roadway, struck an earth embankment and overturned.
She was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the LaRue County Coroner.