TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Double Fatal Crash on KY 61 Cumberland County
Date of News Release: 08/25/2006
(Columbia, KY) - Jackie N. Grider age 40 of Tompkinsville was traveling northbound on KY 61 and her vehicle crossed the centerline and ran off the roadway and struck a rock embankment. Ms. Grider and her passenger (Sherry Ledbetter, age 38 of Celina, TN) were ejected from the vehicle and were pronounced dead at the scene by the Cumberland County Coroners Officer.
Trooper Young was assisted by Trooper Bradly Stotts, the Cumberland County Sheriff and EMS.