Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Fatal collision on KY 35 in Owen County
Date of News Release: 12/02/2011
(Sparta, Ky) -- Troopers from KSP Post 5 responded to a fatal collision this afternoon at 2:04 pm in Owen County. Investigation revealed that Sarai D. Aguazul, a 20-year-old female from Glencoe, was traveling South on KY 35 when she attempted to pass another vehicle. As she attempted to pass, the vehicle operated by Ms. Aguazul collided with a vehicle traveling north on KY 35. The driver of that vehicle, Susan D. Ellis, a 44-year-old female from Owenton, was transported to New Horizons with non-life threatening injuries by the Owen County Life Squad. Ms. Aguazul was pronounced dead at the scene by Owen County Coroner Lannis Garnett at 3:00 pm.
Trooper Dusty Corbin, a collision reconstructionist, is leading the ongoing investigation. Trooper Corbin was assisted at the scene by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, Owen County Fire Department, Owen County Life Squad, and Owen County Rescue.