TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Felony Arrest in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 08/29/2008
(Hopkins County) - Meagan Gibbs was arrested on an indictment warrant for charges stemming from a fatal traffic collision that occurred on June 9, 2008 on KY 109 near Dawson Springs. Ms. Gibbs was charged with three counts of Manslaughter 2nd Degree for the deaths of Penny Garrison (age 34), Beverly Lopez (age 64), and Jordan Duke (age 12). Ms. Gibbs age 23 was charged with Assault 2nd Degree for a juvenile who was badly injured in the collision. The juvenile was the only survivor in the vehicle driven by Penny Garrison. The Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree charge was for Gibbs' infant passenger.