TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Double Fatality on US 150 in Washington County
(Washington Co., Ky.) -- A Two vehicle Fatal Collision occurred on 4/25/2009 @6:30p.m. on US 150, 6 miles west of Springfield. A 1992 Chevrolet operated by Cortney Jones, Age 19, of Bardstown, Ky. was traveling Westbound when she veered into the Eastbound lane of US 150 and struck a 1992 Mazda which was operated by Barbara Walker, Age 72, of Harrodsburg, Ky. Ms. Walker was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Washington County Coroner. Ms. Jones was transported to Flaget Hospital in Bardstown for injuries sustained in the collision. A passenger in the Jones vehicle, Kayla Ruley, Age 14, of Lebanon was airlifted to Kosair Childrens Hospital in Louisville for injuries sustained in the collision. A passenger in the Walker vehicle, Martin Walker III, Age 72, of Harrodsburg, Ky., was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased by the Jefferson County Coroners Office for injuries sustained in the collision.
Trooper Brian Coyt is investigating. Trooper Coyt was assisted by Trooper Fred Cornett and Sergeant Mike Rogers. Washington Co EMS, Washington Co Fire, Washington Co Rescue and Nelson Co EMS responded to the scene.