TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One killed in a single vehicle collision on Highway 80
Date of News Release: 12/16/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper Clint Walker is investigating a fatal collision that occurred at 12:35 PM on Highway 80 approximately 6 miles east of Russell Springs. 80 year old Howard C. Garner, of Nancy, was operating a 1996 Jeep eastbound on Highway 80 when his vehicle struck a patch of ice. Mr. Garner lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road, and overturned. Mr. Garner was belted and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Russell County Coroner.