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Fatal collision on Sinking Valley Springs Road in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 08/08/11

(London, Ky.) -- On Friday August 05, 2011 at approximately 7:37 p.m. the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash on Sinking Valley Springs Road in Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival Trooper Jason VanHook determined that a 1988 Chevrolet pickup truck, driven by Glenna J. Renner, 42, of Berea, was traveling westbound when, for an unknown reason, it exited the left shoulder of the roadway and overturned down an embankment.

Neither Renner nor her passenger, Brian K. Renner, 42, of Berea, were wearing their seatbelts during the crash and were ejected from the vehicle.

Glenna J. Renner was pronounced dead at the scene and Brian K. Renner was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment of his injuries.

No alcohol or drug involvement is suspected.

Trooper VanHook is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by the Rockcastle Sheriff's Department, Rockcastle County District 5 Constable, the Rockcastle County Coroner's Office, the Rockcastle County EMS, the Mount Vernon Fire Department and the Brodhead Fire Department.

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