Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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One Killed & One Injured in a Single Vehicle Collision on KY 712
Date of News Release: 10/14/2010
(Jericho, Ky) Dispatchers at Post 5 received a 9-1-1 call this morning (10/14/2010) at 10:55 a.m. reporting a serious injury accident on Lake Jericho road (KY 712) in Henry County. Upon arrival to the single vehicle collision, Troopers and first responders discovered two occupants inside a 2003 Ford Taurus that had collided head-on with a roadside tree. Robin D. Wynn, a 36 year old female from Smithfield, was operating the vehicle while her 3 year old daughter Mikenna S. Wynn was a rear passenger. The operator was extricated by mechanical means by the Lake Jericho Fire Department. Preliminary information indicates that both occupants were unrestrained during the collision.
Air Methods removed the child patient via helicopter to Kosair Children's hospital as Henry County EMS transported the operator to the University of Louisville hospital. Both patients were listed in critical condition at the time of this release.
Trooper First Class Jim Mitchell, an accident reconstructionist, is leading the investigation. The following agencies assisted at the scene: Henry County Sheriff's department, Henry County EMS, Lake Jericho Fire department, and the Campbellsburg Fire Department.
On Friday October 15th, the injury accident on Jericho Road in Henry County yesterday has claimed the life of the 3 year old passenger, Mikenna S. Wynn. The victim was pronounced dead at Kosair Children's hospital by the Jefferson County Coroner's office at 9:23 p.m. The mother of the child who was the operator of the vehicle involved in the collision, Robin D. Wynn, continues to fight for her life as she is in critical condition at University of Louisville hospital.
Trooper First Class Jim Mitchell continues to lead the ongoing investigation.