TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision at the Junction of KY80 & KY1729
Date of News Release: 07/31/2009
(Columbia, Ky.) -- A collision occurred on 7/31/09 at 2:45 P.M., 6 miles East of Columbia at the junction of KY80 & KY1729. A 2000 Chevy, being operated by Kevin Whitehead, age 18, of Columbia, was attempting a left turn onto KY1729 from KY80 when he turned in front of a 1999 Ford, operated by Rhonda Thomerson, age 67, also of Columbia, who was traveling westbound on KY80. Thomerson and a passenger, Donald Thomerson, age 68, received minor injuries and were treated and released at the Westlake Regional Hospital. All parties were belted at the time of the collision. The collision was investigated by Trooper Logan Richardson, who was assisted at the scene by Trooper Andy Olson and Adair County EMS.