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Fatal Crash on Britni Drive in Allen County, KY

Date of News Release: 04/11/2006

(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - Jamie Rich, age 19 of Scottsville, KY was westbound on Britni Drive when she approached the intersection of us 231. Upon reaching the intersection, Ms. Rich's vehicle attempted to cross both southbound lanes of US 231. As Ms. Rich's vehicle attempted to travel across the road, Ms. Rich failed to see Kenneth Dykes, Jr., age 16 of Scottsville, KY approaching which was traveling southbound. As Ms. Rich's vehicle entered the intersection, Mr. Dykes attempted to avoid colliding with Ms. Rich's vehicle by braking and steering toward the median. Mr. Dykes' vehicle then collided with Ms. Rich's driver side door. Both vehicles came to a final rest in the median.

Jamie Rich was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Allen County Coroner's Office. Kenneth Dykes, Jr. refused treatment at the scene by EMS.

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