TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal collision investigation
Date of News Release: 11/03/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- 24-year-old Melanie A. Mattingly, of Springfield KY, was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the two vehicle collision. Ms. Mattingly was operating a 2000 Buick 4 Door heading north on KY 0055. Her vehicle was struck head-on when a southbound 2002 Ford Van operated by 31-year-old Marion T. Greathouse, crossed the centerline. Mr. Greathouse, from New Haven, KY, was transported to Springview Medical Center where he was treated and released.