Trooper David Jones
Kentucky State Police
Post 6, Dry Ridge
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One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision in Bourbon County
Date of News Release: 05/15/2010
(Dry Ridge, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge is investigating a single vehicle fatality accident that occurred at approximately 9:45pm in Bourbon County, KY.
The Crash occurred on Colville Road, approximately 7 miles from Millersburg, KY, when a 2000 Ford Taurus, occupied by four (4) juveniles, left the roadway in a curve. The vehicle came to rest on its top in a pond. Three of the vehicle passengers were able to free themselves from the crash. The driver was pulled from the partially submerged vehicle by two of the passengers. They administered first aid to the driver until EMS units arrived. All the vehicle occupants were transported to area hospitals. The driver was ultimately air lifted to UK Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead by the Fayette County Coroner. The other vehicle occupants were examined and released. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation by Trooper Chris Arnett.