Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Fatal collision claims a life on KY 448
Date of News Release: 04/27/2011
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) –- On April 26, 2011 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time Kentucky State Police along with the Brandenburg Police Department responded to a call of an injury accident on Kentucky Highway 448 within the city limits of Brandenburg. When police arrived on scene, 21 year old, Megan Puckett was unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Meade County Coroner, William Adams. Preliminary investigation shows that Ms. Puckett was west bound as she left the roadway and her vehicle began to overturn. Ms. Puckett was not wearing seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. Speed is considered to be a contributing factor. Toxicology reports are pending. This accident is still under investigation by Trooper Kevin Burton with Kentucky State Police out of Post 4.