Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Franklin County Fatal Collision
Date of News Release: 11/16/2010
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- The Kentucky State Police is investigating a fatal collision in Franklin County. On Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:04 PM, the Franklin County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of an injury collision on Mills Lane. The Sheriffs Office arrived and requested the Kentucky State Police Collision Reconstructionist.
A 2005 KIA Sorento being operated by a juvenile was traveling East on Mills Lane when the driver crested a hill and overcorrected in an attempt to avoid striking another vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway striking a plank fence and overturned several times. The driver was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene by the Franklin County Coroners Office. A passenger, Sandra Curtis, was transported to the Franklin County Regional Medical Center. The passenger was wearing her seat belt and the driver was not.
The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Franklin County Sheriffs Office, Franklin Co. Coroners Office, Franklin Co. Fire and EMS. The collision remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post.