TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Clarksville TN Woman Killed in a Vehicle Collision on US 79
Date of News Release: 06/10/2012
(Todd County) – Julie A. Roberts was operating a 2000 Dodge Durango southbound on US 79 in Todd County. Witnesses stated that Ms. Roberts swerved in an attempt to avoid striking a deer carcass and a dog that were in her path of travel. Ms. Roberts lost control of the vehicle and the vehicle overturned. Ms. Roberts was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Ms. Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene by the Todd County Coroner. The passenger, Amy J. Jurisin, was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN, for non-life threatening injuries. Trooper Jeffrey Ayres, Unit 268, is investigating the incident.