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One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision on KY 92

Date of News Release: 09/06/10

(London, Ky.) -- On Monday, September 06, 2010 at 08:29 AM, KSP Post 11, London received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash on KY 0092 4 miles west of Monticello.

Upon arrival Trooper Anthony Phillips determined that a 2000, Chevrolet, Impala, operated by Gretchen E. Koontz, 35, of Monticello, was traveling westbound when the right side tires dropped off the travel portion of the highway. The vehicle then crossed both travel lanes of KY 0092 striking a wooden corner post and then a tree.

Ms. Koontz was transported to the Wayne County Hospital where she was pronounced dead by the Wayne County Coroner's Office.

Trooper Phillips is in charge of the investigation and assisted at the scene by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, the Wayne County EMS, the Monticello Fire Department and Deputy Coroner Larry West.

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