TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on Ky 49
Date of News Release: 11/02/2009
(Marion County, Ky.) -- A collision occurred on 11/01/2009 @ 8:53 p.m. on Ky 49 approximately 3 miles South of Lebanon. Marion County Sheriff's Department Deputy Tim Abell, age 48, of Lebanon,who was belted, was operating a 2007 Crown Vic Police Cruiser and was traveling Northbound on Ky 49 when he came around a curve and struck three horses which were in the roadway. Deputy Abell was not injured.
A female prisoner, Donna Montgomery, age 47, of Lebanon was transported to Springview Hospital by Marion County EMS for non-life threatening injuries.
Trooper Brian Coyt is investigating.