TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on HWY 1680 in Russell County
Date of News Release: 08/01/2011
(Russell County, Ky.) -- Trooper Kenny Perkins is investigating a collision that occurred today on HWY 1680 at approximately 3:25 PM, 8 miles east of Jamestown. 69 year old Joe Bennett of Jamestown was operating a 2000 Chevy, westbound on HWY 1680. Alonzo Wathen Jr, age 45 of Louisville, was also westbound on HWY 1680, operating a 1991 Toyota. Wathen was stopped in the roadway and was struck in the rear by Bennett's vehicle. Bennett had one passenger, Brenda K. Bennett, age 53 of Jamestown. All parties involved were belted. Brenda Bennett and Alonzo Wathen were treated and released at the Russell County Hospital.