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Injury Collision on KY 80 Near Columbia, KY

Date of News Release: 02/26/2012

(Columbia, KY) - Trooper Ryan Wolking is investigating an injury collision which occurred at 3:38 p.m. CST on KY 80, 4 miles East of Columbia. Olen Tucker II, age 43 of Russell Springs was operating a 2000 Volkswagon Eastbound on KY 80 when he left the roadway and struck a tree. He was not belted. He was initially transported to Westlake Hospital by Adair County EMS and later airlifted to University of Kentucky Hospital.

Trooper Wolking was assisted by Trooper Nick Davis, Trooper Bobby Sullivan, Adair County Sheriff's Department, Adair County Fire & Rescue and Adair County EMS.

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