TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on KY Highway 163
Date of News Release: 01/30/2011
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper Logan Richardson is investigating a collision that occurred at 4:17 PM on KY Highway 163, 1 mile south of Summer Shade. 20 year old Stephen Pennington, of Moss Tn., was operating a 1992 Toyota. Stephen Pennington had 3 passengers in the vehicle: 13 year old Wyatt Embry of Moss Tn., 14 year old Robert Pace of Celina Tn., and 16 year old Savannah Byrn, of Moss Tn. All occupants in the Mr. Pennington vehicle were belted, and were treated and released at the Monroe County Medical Center. Fondice Pipkin, 21 years of age, of Tompkinsville was operating a 2003 Pontiac. Fondice Pipkin was belted and was admitted to Monroe County Medical Center. Fondice Pipkin had one passenger, Samantha Gregory, 18 years of age, of Monticello. Samantha Gregory was belted and was treated and released at the Monroe County Medical Center. Both vehicles were northbound on KY Highway 163. Stephen Pennington attempted to pass Fondice Pipkin, lost control of the vehicle, and struck Fondice Pipkin's vehicle.