TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Non-Injury Collision on Larue Road Henderson County
Date of News Release: 08/22/2012
(Henderson, KY) –- Mr. Andrew Overton was traveling North bound on Larue Road operating a White 1998 Ford van when the driver stopped the vehicle in the roadway. Sgt. Richard T. Lawrence, of the Henderson County Sheriff's Department, was behind the Mr. Overton heading Northbound on Larue road operating a 2008 Dodge Charger. Sgt. Lawrence began to overtake Mr. Overton's vehicle in the South bound lane in a passing zone. Mr. Overton failed to see Sgt. Lawrence passing him and he began to turn left. Mr. Overton turned into Sgt. Lawrence striking the front passenger fender with his front driver side bumper. Sgt. Lawrence then went into a small earth embankment where the vehicle came to a final rest.