TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Collision on KY1729 in Adair County
Date of News Release: 04/22/2009
(Adair County, Ky) -- The Kentucky State Police are investigating a collision that occurred on April 21, 2009 on KY1729 at the Adair County, Russell County line. At approximately 1045 PM Tammy M Parke age 37 of Columbia was traveling south on KY1729 in a 1995 Ford Explorer when she lost control of the vehicle exiting a curve. Parke left the roadway, struck an earth embankment, and overturned. Parke was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair county coroner. Parke was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision. Tpr. Dewayne Holder is the investigating officer. Also assisting at the scene were the Adair County Sheriff's Office, Adair County Fire and Rescue, and Adair County EMS.