TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Collision on Gentry Mill Road in Adair County
Date of News Release: 12/19/07
(Columbia, KY) - George Timothy Salyers Jr., age 22 of Columbia, KY was traveling northbound on Gentry Mill Road at a high rate of speed. Mr. Saylers' met another vehicle and Mr. Saylers' vehicle left the roadway on the right side, overcorrected crossing the road and went into the ditch-line. Mr. Saylers' vehicle overturned several times, ejecting Mr. Saylers from the vehicle.
George Timothy Salyers Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Saylers' passenger (Richard D. Rogers, age 28) was not wearing a seatbelt and treated at Westlake Regional Hospital and later transferred to the University of Louisville Hospital.