Officer Steven Douglas
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PO Box 2413
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Commercial Vehicle Overturn in Whitley County
Date of News Release: 07/24/2012
(Williamsburg, KY) -- On Tuesday July 24th 2012 around 3 P.M. officer Steven Douglas with the Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement responded to a non injury accident located on KY904 E near the four mile marker in Williamsburg Kentucky.
Upon arrival and through investigation officer Douglas found 59 year old Eric Harn of Industry, PA was west on KY 904 when the trailer of his coal truck left the roadway overturning causing 48,000 lbs of coal to spill onto the shoulder of the road.
KY 904 was closed for around two hours while clean up crews worked to clean debris from the roadway. Drugs or alcohol are not suspected factors in the crash, and Harn was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.
Assisting on scene: Patterson Creek Volunteer Fire Department.