TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two Vehicle Injury Collision in Muhlenberg County
Date of News Release: 05/02/2012
Beechmont, KY. (Muhlenberg County) -– The Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury collision that occurred on US 431 in Beechmont on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at approximately 9:40 a.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Mary Doss, age 75 of Belton, KY, was operating a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck northbound on US 431. Tonnette Cox, age 49 of Dunmor, KY, was operating a 1987 Buick LeSabre southbound on US 431. Ms. Doss attempted to make a left turn into a parking lot and turned into the path of Ms. Cox's vehicle. The vehicles struck head-on in the southbound lane.
Ms. Cox was transported via ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment. Ms. Doss sustained minor injuries, but was not transported. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
Trooper Jerrod Hearld investigated the collision. The Beechmont Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.