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Two Vehicle Fatal Collision in Barren County

Date of News Release: 06/04/2013

(Bowling Green, KY) -- On Tuesday June 4, 2013 at approximately 2:25 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to, a two vehicle collision that had occurred on Veterans Outer Loop (US 68) at the intersection of Franks Mill Road about .5 mile east of Glasgow, KY.

According to Trooper Lonnie Hodges, Kathy Cross (46) of Horse Cave, KY was operating a 1992 Dodge Spirit westbound on Franks Mill Road when she attempted to cross Veterans Outer Loop. Cross' vehicle crossed into the path of a 2006 Kenworth dump truck operated by Ronnie Shirley (43) of Glasgow, KY that was traveling southbound on Veterans Outer Loop. Upon impact, Cross was ejected from her vehicle. Cross was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the collision.

Kathy Cross was pronounced dead at the scene by the Barren County Coroner's Office. Ronnie Shirley was uninjured in the collision.

The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Trooper Lonnie Hodges.

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