Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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One killed in a two vehicle collision on KY 1295
Date of News Release: 04/21/2011
(Richmond, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision that occurred on Ky 1295 in Madison County. On Wednesday, April 20 at 4:20 p.m. Brandon D. Gross, 18 of Richmond was traveling east on Ky 1295, when his 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo partially left the roadway. Mr. Gross apparently overcorrected and traveled into the westbound lane, striking a 1992 Ford Mustang being operated by Garland W. Adams, 61 of Stanford. Mr. Adams was flown to UK Medical Center where he later died. Mr. Gross was taken to Pattie A. Clay Hospital in Richmond and treated for injuries to his face, shoulder, and ankle. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Charles Bowman.