Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Fatal Crash on KY 1238 & KY 1638 in Meade County
Date of News Release: 11/14/2006
(Elizabethtown, KY) - U/1, Theresa H. Martin, White Female, age 59 of Brandenburg, KY., was traveling northbound on KY 1238. U/2, Troy M. Wardrip, White Male, age 41 of Brandenburg, KY., was traveling eastbound on KY 1638. Ms. Martin failed to stop her vehicle at the posted stop sign at the intersection of KY 1238 and KY 1638 and was struck by Mr. Wardrip's vehicle in the eastbound lane of KY 1638. Ms. Martin was pronounced dead at the scene by the Meade County Coroner. Mr. Wardrip was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is being conducted by Trooper Scott McMichael with the Kentucky State Police Post 4 Elizabethtown.