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Two Injured in a Single DUI Collision in Marion County

Date of News Release: 02/27/2010

(St Francis, Ky.) -- Trooper John Adam is investigating a collision that occurred at 12 am EST on KY 52 1 mile east of St Francis. Christopher Blandford age 36 of St. Francis was operating a 1995 Buick when he failed to negotiate a curve slid off the roadway and overturned several times. Seat belts were not in use. Blandford and a passenger, Cathy Nalley age 38 of Loretto, fled the scene. They were later picked up by Marion County EMS and transported to Springview Hospital. Blandford was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, DUI 1st aggravated circumstances, and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in motor vehicle where prohibited. Trooper Adams was assisted at the scene by Trooper Coyt, and Marion County Ems and Rescue.

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