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Fatal Collision on KY 461/KY 150 in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 04/01/12

(London, KY.) - On April 1, 2012 at 0202 hours, Post 11 was notified of a fatal collision at the intersection of KY 461 and KY 150 in Rockcastle County. Upon arrivals, State Police determined that a 2003 Chevrolet S-10 operated by Ronald Klein, age 19 of Berea, was east bound on KY 150. A 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt operated by Dipesh Soma, age 27 of Albany, was south bound on KY 461. The S-10 struck the Cobalt in the passenger side. Ashley Cross, age 19 of Monticello, a passenger of the Cobalt was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Rockcastle County Coroner. Dipesh Soma and Ronald Klein were transported for medical treatment. The passenger of the S-10, Jordan Hays, age 24 of Berea, refused medical treatment. The accident is still under investigation by the Kentucky State Police. Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement, Monticello Police Department, Rockcastle EMS, and Mount Vernon Fire Department assisted.

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