TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Crash on KY 100 in Monroe County, KY
Date of News Release: 05/20/2006
Columbia, KY - Kentucky State Trooper David Long investigated a two vehicle fatal accident that occurred 4.8 miles west of Tompkinsville on KY 100, around 3:30p.m. Saturday evening. 32yo Leroy Williams, of Tompkinsville, was operating a 1994 Ford Ranger when he crossed the center line & struck a 1999 GMC, that was driven by 46yo Terrell Sutton, of Lafayette TN head on. Leroy Sutton, who was not wearing his seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Monroe County coroner. Sutton's passenger, 20yo Joshua L Bryant, who also was not wearing a seatbelt, was admitted to the Monroe County Medical Center. Terrell Sutton & his passenger, 28yo Jason Short also of Lafayette TN, were both wearing seatbelts. They both were treated & released at the Monroe County Medical Center.