TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Collision on US 127 Near Albany, Ky
Date of News Release: 04/17/2011
(Albany, Ky.) -– Trooper Andy Olson is investigating a fatal collision that occurred today at 9:50 AM, on US 127, approximately 4 miles north of Albany. Ira Boles Dyer III, 33 years old, of Albany, was operating a 1999 Buick, southbound on US 127. Dyer crossed the center line and struck a 1994 Plymouth that was being operated by 78 year old Ina Edwards, of Albany. Dyer had two passengers: Tyler Wright, age 8 and Ira Craig Dyer, age 7, both of Albany. Ira Boles Dyer and Tyler Wright were not belted and were airlifted to University of Kentucky. Ira Craig Dyer was belted and was transported to Clinton County Hospital where he was treated and released. 30 year old Kenneth Bilbrey, of Albany, was a passenger in the Edward's vehicle. Bilbrey was belted and was treated and released at the Clinton County Hospital. Ina Edwards was not belted and was pronounced deceased by the Clinton County Coroner at the scene of the collision.