TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal Vehicle Collision on KY 53 in Washington County
Date of News Release: 02/18/2012
(Washington County, KY) -– Trooper Fred Cornett is investigating a one vehicle fatal collision that occurred at approximately 2:50 a.m. on 02/18/12, 2 miles north of Willisburg on KY 53. The collision occurred when 21 year old Michael Sallee was operating a 1995 Ford southbound on KY53. For unknown reasons, Sallee dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway, struck the guardrail and then a tree. Sallee was belted at the time of the collision. Sallee was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Washington County Coroner.