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Collision in Smith, KY

Date of News Release: 08/18/2014

(Smith, Ky.) - On August 18, 2014 at approximately 9:50 a.m. Kentucky State Police Post 10 Harlan received a 911 call of a collision on Highway 987 in the Smith community of Harlan County. When Trooper Jimmy Halcomb arrived he discovered that a red Ford Contour that was owned and operated by Thelma Daniels, 66, of Smith, KY was traveling East on KY 987 and struck an earth embankment on the Westbound shoulder of KY 987. The vehicle started to slide sideways then began crossing both lanes of travel on KY 987. Mrs. Daniels was transported to Harlan ARH. The collision is still under investigation by Trooper Jimmy Halcomb.