TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Injury Vehicle Collision Involving a State Trooper
Date of News Release: 06/29/2012
(London, KY.) –- On Friday June 29, 2012, at approximately 5:00 PM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of an injury accident on US Highway 25 W in Corbin. Trooper Alfred J. Bunch was traveling southbound on US Highway 25 W in his 2012 Ford Crown Victoria marked cruiser. A 2012 Ford Focus, operated by Anita Beutler, age 46 of Columbus Grove, Ohio was traveling eastbound in the parking lot of the Shell gas station. Beutler failed to yield the right of way and drove into the path of Trooper Bunch. Trooper Bunch sustained minor injuries and was treated and released from Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin, KY. Ms. Beutler and one passenger, Shayla Beutler, age 20 of Columbus, OH were uninjured. A second passenger, Jeovanti Marks, age 21 of Columbus Grove, OH received a minor injury however refused medical treatment. The collision was investigated by Sergeant Steve Walker.