One person is is dead after a crash on KY 144 in eastern Owensboro. Daviess County Sheriff’s deputies say the accident happened this morning in the 1000 block of 144 near Pleasant Valley Road. A 2006 GMC Canyon was eastbound when it crossed all lanes of traffic, hitting a 2010 Silverado head-on. The driver, 35-year-old Steven M. Coons of OWensboro, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma. Three passengers, 42-year-old Heather Dant, 13-year-old Trenton Dant, and 5-year-old Taylor Dant, all of Maceo, were injured. They were taken to Owensboro Health, with Taylor Dant later flown to Evansville. Speed and intoxicants are believed to have been factors. The accident remains under investigation.