Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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One Killed in Collision on 31-W
Date of News Release: 09/29/2010
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) -- Vehicle operated by Rhonda Richter of Helotes, TX, (46 years old) had been eastbound on Ky84 and stopped at the intersection of 31-W. She pulled out into path of a southbound vehicle on 31-W operated by Denny Miller of Upton, KY (18 years old) and was struck in the driver's side of her vehicle. Both Rhonda Richter and a passenger (Herbert Richter Jr of Houston, TX, 86 years old) went to Hardin Memorial Hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries. Denny Miller had minor injuries, but refused treatment. On Sept 23, both Rhonda and Herbert Richter were transferred to University Hospital in Louisville for ongoing treatment of injuries. On Sept 28, Herbert Richter Jr was pronounced dead by the Jefferson County Coronerís Office. Accident investigated by Tpr Justin Spears.