TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Crash on US 127 in Russell County
Date of News Release: 08/10/07
(Columbia, KY) - Elaine Joyce Sampson of Albany, KY was traveling south on US 127. Ms. Sampson's vehicle crossed the Wolf Creek Dam and she failed to negotiate a curve and struck a rock wall. Ms. Sampson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Russell County Coroner Larry Skaggs. Ms. Sampson was belted at the time of the collision.