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Injury Collision on Highway 88 in Green County Involving a Parked Dump Truck

Date of News Release: 06/29/2016

Greensburg, Ky. (June 29, 2016) - Kentucky State Police investigated a two vehicle injury collision involving a dump truck on Highway 88, 6 miles west of Greensburg this morning at 8:59 a.m.

Preliminary investigations indicate 30 year-old Tyler Yarberry of Columbia parked a 1997 Kenworth dump trump in the middle of the road on Highway 88 leaving the vehicle unattended near the Grab community. 58 year-old William Lee of Louisville was traveling west on Highway 88 where he struck the rear of the unattended dump truck trapping him in the vehicle. The Green County Fire and Rescue used the Jaws of Life to free Lee from the vehicle. Lee was transported to Jane Todd Crawford Hospital by Green County EMS and flown to the University of Louisville Hospital by Air Evac 43 with non-life threatening injuries.

Lee was wearing his seat belt at the time of the collision.

Sr. Officer Derek Cundiff investigated the collision and was assisted by the Green County Sheriff, EMS, Fire, Rescue, Kentucky Department of Transportation and Air Evac 43.