TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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DUI Injury Collision on US 127 in Casey County
Date of News Release: 10/14/2011
(Liberty, KY) -- Trooper Mike Woodrum is investigating a collision that occurred Friday morning at 9:00am, 5 miles North of Liberty on US 127. Amy Cochran, age 37 of Liberty was traveling North on US 127 in a 2005 Chev Monte Carlo when she states she blacked out, ran off the roadway, and overturned. Ms. Cochran was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision and transported to the Casey County Hospital. A passenger in the vehicle, Stephanie Clements, age 38 of Liberty was not wearing a seatbelt, she was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for non life threatening injuries. Ms. Cochran has been cited to court for DUI. Trooper Woodrum was assisted at the scene by Casey County EMS, Casey County Rescue Squad, and Brush Creek Fire Department.