TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One Injured in a Single Vehicle Collision on KY 76
Date of News Release: 01/16/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper John Barnett investigated a collision that occurred at 5:57 PM on KY Hwy 76, approximately 10 miles east of Columbia. 16 year old Stacy Thomas, of Russell Springs reported that she was southbound on KY Hwy 76 in a 2008 Chevrolet when a deer entered the roadway. Ms. Thomas overcorrected, ran off the roadway and struck an earth embankment, causing the vehicle to overturn. Ms. Thomas was belted and was transported by personal vehicle to the Russell County Hospital where she was treated and released.