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Kentucky State Police Fatal Collision in Madison County

Date of News Release: 12/20/2013

(Richmond, KY) -- On Friday, December 20, 2013, Yarelis Figueredo Romero, 27 years of Lexington, KY, passed away as a result of the injuries received from a vehicle collison that she was involved in on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Yarelis Figueredo Romero was pronounced deceased at 4:59 p.m. EST by the Fayette County Coroner.

The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Kenneth Bradley.

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Kentucky State Police Investigate Injury Collision in Madison County

Date of News Release: 12/11/2013

(Richmond, KY) -- On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 10:09 a.m. EST the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post responded to a injury collision on Crutcher Pike just west of Richmond in Madison County.

Initial investigation has revealed that a 2008 Blue Scion was traveling north on Crutcher Pike and lost control while attempting to navigate a curve. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver of the vehicle, Yarelis Figueredo Romero, 27 years of Lexington, KY was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center following the collision. The driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seat belt and it appears that speed was a factor in the collision. There were not any passengers in the vehicle.

Trooper Kenneth Bradley is the investigating officer and was assisted at the scene by, Madison County Rescue Squad and Madison County EMS.

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