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Fatal Collision on KY 1299 in Henderson County

Date of News Release: 06/18/2010

(Henderson, Ky.) -- Linda Holland was operating a silver Nissan van, traveling northbound on KY 1299. Alfred L. Hohimer was operating a brown 2000 International tractor-trailer, east-bound on KY 425. Ms. Holland failed to stop at posted stop-sign and crossed into the pathway of Mr. Hohimer's vehicle. The tractor-trailer forced the vehicle down the asphalt and through the guardrail on the northbound side of Highway 425. Mr. Hohimer was treated and released from Henderson Methodist Hospital. Jake Risch was life-lighted to St. Mary's hospital in Evansville with multiple injuries. David and Linda Holland, as well as John Allen Risch were pronounced dead on the scene by the Henderson County Coroner's office. The accident investigation is on-going.

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