TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Collision on State Park Road in Adair County
Date of News Release: 10/17/2008
(Columbia, KY) - Linda Pelston age 47 of Columbia was traveling northbound on State Park Road when she met another vehicle in the roadway. Ms. Pelston applied the brakes and lost control of her vehicle due to the rain slick roadway. Ms. Pelston's vehicle left the roadway and overturned ejecting both passengers. Linda Pelston & Ronnie Pelston (age 42 of Columbia) were treated and released from the Westlake Hospital. Tasha Pelston (age 16 of Columbia) was pronounced dead at Taylor Regional Hospital before she was transported to University of Louisville. No seatbelts were in use at the time of the collision.