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One Killed in a Vehicle Collision on US 231

Date of News Release: 06/14/2012

(Bowling Green, KY.) -- On Thursday, June 14, 2012, at 7:45 am Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to the 6000 block of US 231 (Morgantown Road) in Warren County in reference to a single vehicle injury accident.

According to Trooper Tomie Walters' preliminary investigation, Rachel D. Sprouse (35) of Bowling Green, KY was traveling south bound on US 231 when for unknown reasons she crossed the center line and ran off of the north bound shoulder of the road.

Ms. Sprouse's vehicle continued traveling south bound off of the travel portion of the roadway where it entered into a residential yard overturning and ejecting Ms. Sprouse from the vehicle.

Ms. Sprouse was transported to the Bowling Green Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Ms. Sprouse was pronounced dead at 8:26 am by the Warren County Coroners office.

Trooper Walters was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Childers with the Kentucky State Police, Barren River Fire Department, Hadley Fire Department and the Warren County Coroners office.

Ms. Sprouse was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this collision.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Tomie Walters

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