TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Mairon County Injury Collision
Date of News Release: 06/24/2012
(LEBANON, Ky.) –- Tpr. Fred Cornett is investigating a collision that occurred Saturday, June 24, 2012 at 11:45 AM EDT, 3 miles east of Lebanon on US 0068. 17-year-old Kathlyn Bright of Bradfordsville was traveling west on US 0068 in a 1998 Mitsubishi when she rear-ended a 2005 Suzuki operated by 41-year-old Robert McKinley of Richmond, KY. McKinley had stopped in the roadway behind a 2001 Honda operated by 24-year-old Lauren Stout of Portsmouth, OH. Stout was making a left turn onto Popes Creek Road when struck by the McKinley vehicle.
Bright was belted and transported to Springview Hospital where she was treated and released. A passenger, 19-year-old Michael Caldwell of Lebanon was belted and not injured.
McKinley was belted and not injured but a passenger, 39-year-old Kathy Bruns of Richmond, was transported to Springview Hospital where she was treated and released.
Lauren Stout and two passengers, 23-year-old Amanda Kimberly and 26-year-old Lisa Williams of Amelia, OH were all belted and not injured.
Tpr. Cornett was assisted at the scene by Marion County EMS/Rescue and the Marion County Sheriff's Department.