TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Marion County Injury Collision
Date of News Release: 09/04/2013
(Lebanon, KY.) - Trooper Jonathon Houk is investigating a collision that occurred today at 4:47 PM EDT in the limits of Loretto on KY 49. 60-year-old Freddie Faulkner of New Hope was traveling south on KY 49, operating a 1999 Chevy and slowed to make a right turn. The Chevy was struck in the rear by a 2003 Chevy operated by 46-year-old Richard Brahm of Loretto. Faulkner and a passenger, 54-year-old Mary A. Newton, also of Loretto, were both wearing seatbelts and were transported to Spring View Hospital by Marion County EMS. Brahm and a passenger, 37-year-old Ronald Berry of Loretto were both wearing seatbelts and were not injured. Trooper Houk was assisted at the scene by Marion County Fire, Rescue and EMS.