TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on KY 1680 in Russell County
Date of News Release: 04/23/2011
(Russell Springs, Ky.) -- Trooper Kenny Perkins is investigating a collision that occurred at 3:45 pm on KY 1680 and Bernard Ridge Road. Triva Curtsinger, age 77 of Jamestown, was making a left hand turn onto Bernard Ridge Road when she pulled into the path of Linda Church, age 37 of Russell Springs, operating a 2002 Dodge Neon. Ms. Church swerved to miss Curtsinger and struck a ditch. Ms. Church was not belted and was transported to Russell County Hospital by Russell County EMS. Ms. Curtsinger's vehicle was not struck and she was not injured.
Trooper Perkins was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Greg Brown, Russell County Fire, EMS and Rescue.