TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Russell County Injury Collision
Date of News Release: 03/14/2014
(Russell Springs, KY) - Tpr. Kevin Roberts is investigating a collision that occurred earlier today at 11:46 PM CST, 3 miles west of Russell Springs on Blair School Road. 20-year-old Herman Detweiler, of Columbia, was traveling east on Blair School Road, operating a 2005 Dodge RAM when he crossed the centerline. The Dodge struck a west bound 1993 Ford Ranger operated by 56-year-old Jesse Daniel of Russell Springs.
Detweiler was not belted and not injured. Jesse Daniel and a passenger, 45-year-old Windy Murphy, of Russell Springs, were not belted. Jesse Daniel was transported to Russell County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Murphy was airlifted from the scene to UK Medical Center. KSP was assisted at the scene by Russell County EMS and the Russell County Fire Department. The collision remains under investigation.