TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on KY 90 in Cumberland County
Date of News Release: 07/05/2011
(Burkesville, KY) – Trooper Tony Wells is investigating a collision that occurred Tuesday morning at 08:50a.m. 5 1/2 miles West of Burkesville on KY 90. Larry Ballard, age 61 of Marrowbone, was traveling West on KY 90 in a 1999 Ford Ranger when he swerved to miss a deer, ran off the roadway, and struck a culvert. Mr. Ballard was wearing his seatbelt, treated and released from the Cumberland County Hospital. Trooper Wells was assisted at the scene by Cumberland County Sheriff Stevie Wheat, Cumberland County EMS, Marrowbone Fire Department, and Emergency Disaster Response.