TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Collision on McClendon Ridge Road in Russell County
Date of News Release: 04/17/2011
(Russell County, Ky.) -– Trooper Adam Likins is investigating a fatal collision that occurred at 1:20 A.M. on 4/17/2011. Jerry D. Passmore, age 20 of Dunville, was operating a 1995 Dodge four door traveling east on McClendon Ridge road approximately four miles east of Russell Springs.
Mr. Passmore, who was not belted, ran off the left side of the road, traveled through a field and struck a parked van at a residence. Mr. Passmore was pronounced dead at the scene by Russell County coroner Larry Skaggs. In addition to the coroner, Trooper Likins was assisted at the scene by Russell County EMS and the Russell County Sheriff's Office. The collision continues to be under investigation by Trooper Likins.