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DUI Injury Collision on KY 69 South in Ohio County

Date of News Release: 08/13/2012

(Henderson, KY) - Sara Vaught was operating a 2008 Toyota northbound on KY69 South when she dropped off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Vaught was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extracted with the jaws of life. Vaught was transported to the Ohio County Hospital with non life threatening injuries. Passenger Colton Vaught was flown to Kosairs Childrens Hospital in Louisville KY where is listed in critical condition. As a result of investigation Vaught has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol aggravated circumstances, wanton endangerment 2nd, possession of controlled substance 3rd (drug unspecified), prescription of controlled substance not in proper container 1st and cited to court.

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