TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One Killed and Two Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision on KY 379
Date of News Release: 03/31/2010
(Russell County, Ky.) -- Trooper Adam Likins is investigating a fatal collision that occurred at 8:23 pm on KY 379, 9 miles south of Russell Springs. Ethan Shear, Age 24 of Russell Springs, was operating a 1992 Ford Mustang when he crossed into the path of a 2001 Ford Pick operated by Stevie Chapman, age 50 of Glensfork Ky. Mr. Shear was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Russell County Coroner Larry Skaggs. Mr. Chapman and a passenger (Isaiah Fletcher, age 16) were transported to Russell County Hospital by Russell County EMS for non-life threatening injuries. Trooper Likins was assisted at the scene by Russell County Sheriffs Department, EMS, Fire and rescue.