TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on KY 70 in Casey County
Date of News Release: 07/15/2009
(Casey County, Ky.) -- Trooper Bryan Shepard is investigating a collision that occurred today on KY Hwy 70, 10 miles west of Liberty at approximately 5:00 PM. Mark A Richie, 22 years of age of Mannsville, was operating a 1997 Nissan eastbound on KY 70. Mr. Richie entered a curve, lost control of the vehicle and struck a 1998 Nissan, which was being operated by 54 year old Debbie Stafford, of Liberty. Ms. Stafford was treated and released at Taylor County Hospital. Mr. Richie and a passenger in his vehicle, Michael Johnson, 22 years of age, of Elkhorn were not injured. All parties involved were belted.