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Injury Collision in Monroe County

Date of News Release: 09/12/2011

(Tompkinsville, KY) Kentucky State Police CVE Officer Jason Morris is investigating a collision that occurred this morning at 8:00 am CST in the limits of Tompkinsville on KY 0163. 55-year-old Carol C. King of Tompkinsville was operating a 1999 Chevy S-10 traveling west on KY 1049. She failed to stop at the intersection of KY 1049 and KY 0163 and pulled into the path of a dump truck traveling north on KY 0163. The 1989 Freightliner dump truck was operated by 64-year-old Roger D. Honeycutt of Scottsville, KY.

Ms. King was not belted and ejected from her vehicle. She was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Hospital. Mr. Honeycutt was belted and sustained no injuries. Officer Morris was assisted at the scene by Tompkinsville PD, Monroe County EMS, and the Tompkinsville Fire Dept.

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