TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Crash on U.S. 127 in Casey County, KY
Date of News Release: 05/16/2006
Columbia, KY - Junior Port Friend, age 74 of Crossville, TN was traveling south on U.S. 127. Mr. Friend attempted to pass another vehicle and struck Marvin Sparrow's vehicle head on.
Mr. Friend was pronounced dead at the scene by the Casey County Coroner. A passenger in Mr. Friend's vehicle (Trevor Vaughn, age 21 of Crossville, TN) was treated at Eprhiam McDowell Hospital in Danville.
Mr. Marvin Sparrow age 64 of Shelbyville, KY and his passengers (John Poynter, age 52 of Lawrenceburg, Alva Ransford, age 78 of Red Bluff, CA) were treated at Eprhiam McDowell Hospital in Danville.