TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One Injured in a Single Vehicle Collision on Hwy 80
Date of News Release: 04/14/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper Bryan Shepard is investigating a collision that occurred at approximately 6:45 PM on Hwy 80 approximately 4 miles east of Russell Springs. 17 year old Terry L. Smith, of Russell Springs, was operating a 2002 Ford westbound on Hwy 80. Mr. Smith lost control of the vehicle and ran off the roadway, overcorrected, and struck a tree. Mr. Smith was belted and was transported to the Russell County Hospital by personal vehicle, where he was treated and released.