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KSP investigate collision with injury in Garrard County

Date of News Release: 09/15/2011

(Lancaster, Ky.) -- On September 15, 2011 at approximately 7:24 am EDT the Kentucky State Police in Richmond received a call of a collision with injuries on US 27 near Forks Church in northern Garrard County.

Ryan S. Lane (age 25) of Lancaster was operating a 1998 Mazda truck on Forks Church Road. The vehicle drove onto the shoulder of the road. Mr. Lane apparently overcorrected, crossed the roadway and struck a plank fence. A portion of the fence entered through the windshield and struck the driver. A small child who was riding in the vehicle was not injured.

The operator was transported to University of Kentucky hospital and is listed in serious but stable condition. Trooper Chris Damron is the investigating officer and was assisted by Garrard County EMS and Camp Dick Fire Rescue.

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