Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Russell Woman Killed on Ky Route 3 in Floyd County
Date of News Release: 11/19/2012
(Prestonsburg, Ky.) -- On Thursday November 15, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville received a call of a two vehicle accident on Ky Route 3 in the Prestonsburg community of Floyd County. Information obtained at the scene indicates that Linda Stambaugh 64 of Russell, Ky. was traveling West on Ky Route 3. Stambaugh exited the roadway in an attempt to make a U-Turn, when entering back into the Westbound lane of Route 3 Stambaugh's 2003 Chevrolet passenger car was struck by a 1993 Jeep Cherokee. Stambaugh was pronounced deceased at the scene by Floyd County Deputy Coroner Chuck Hall. This accident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Timothy Hurtt.