TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision on KY 49
Date of News Release: 10/08/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper Bryan Shepard is investigating a collision that occurred at approximately 5:20 PM on KY 49, 12 miles north of Liberty. Timothy Grider, age 39, of Liberty was operating a 1991 Mercury northbound on KY 49. Mr. Grider lost control of the vehicle, left the southbound shoulder of the roadway and struck a barn. Mr. Grider was not belted and was ejected from the vehicle. A passenger in the vehicle, Robert Kelly, 32 years of age, of Liberty was not belted, and suffered no injuries. Mr. Grider was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Casey County Coroner. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.