TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on KY 55 at the Marion, Washington County Line
Date of News Release: 12/06/2010
(Washington County, Ky.) -- Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Jason Morris is investigating a collision that occurred at 6:47 Pm EST, on KY 55 at the Marion, Washington County Line. Thomas Mattingly, age 66 of Lebanon, was operating a 2006 Dodge Truck northbound on KY 55. Mr. Mattingly struck debris in the roadway, slid on black ice, then collided with a 2001 Chevy Car, operated by Allison Dones age 29 of Bardstown, head-on. All occupants were belted at the time of collision. Both Mattingly and passenger Charlotte Mattingly, age 63 of Lebanon, refused treatment. Dones and passengers Kimberly Holt age 32 and Cory Dones age 4 of Bardstown treated and released from Springview Hospital in Lebanon. Officer Morris was assisted at the scene by Trooper Bradly Stotts, Washington County Fire, EMS and Rescue.