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Injury collision on Moores Lane in Lincoln County

Date of News Release: 03/16/2011

(Richmond, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating a single-vehicle collision with injuries that occurred this morning (03/16/2011) in Lincoln County. KSP Trooper Bobby Amon stated that Josiah McGirr, 17 of Stanford was traveling east on Moores Lane when he apparently lost control of his vehicle after it traveled partially off the roadway. McGirr apparently overcorrected the vehicle and struck a tree on the opposite side of the roadway. It took rescue crews about 25 minutes to extricate him. McGirr was initially transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, and was later transported by ambulance to UK Medical Center. McGirr received multiple injuries. Trooper Bobby Amon is the investigating officer.

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