Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Fatal collision on KY 44 in Spencer County
Date of News Release: 04/20/2011
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- The Spencer County Sheriff's Office received and responded to a injury collision on KY- 44 west of Taylorsville, KY. Sheriff Buddy Stump requested Kentucky State Police Collision Reconstructionist to investigate, Unit #1 was being operated by Charity D. Waldridge east on KY- 44 when she lost control of her vehicle at the intersection of KY - 1060 (Plum Creek Rd). Ms. Waldridge overcorrected and enter the westbound lanes of KY- 44. Ms. Waldridge's vehicle struck Unit #2 headon. The driver of Unit #2 Billy L. White was pronounced dead at the scene by the Spencer County Coroner. The driver and juvenile passenger in Ms. Waldridge's vehicle were taken to the University of Louisville Hospital. The collision remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort.