TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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One Killed in a Two Vehicle Collision on KY 207
Date of News Release: 05/28/2010
(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is investigating a two car fatal collision that occurred on Ky 207 around 5 pm yesterday afternoon (27th). Paul D. Lemaster, age 41 of Greenup, KY was operating a 1994 Toyota Pickup and was traveling south on KY 207. Linda Huffman, age 63, of Greenup, KY was operating a 1993 Buick passenger car and was traveling northbound on KY 207. Lemaster crossed the center line and struck Huffman head-on.
Huffman received multiple injuries and was transported to Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital by Greenup EMS. Lemaster was pronounced dead at the scene by Greenup Coroner Neil Wright. Seat belts were in use by Huffman only. Alcohol from Lemaster is suspected to be a factor in the collision.
Trooper Jason Partin of the Kentucky State Police is the investigating officer.