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Russell County Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 07/14/2014

(Russell Springs, KY.) - Tpr. Adam Likins is investigating a collision that occurred today at approximately 4:15 PM CST on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway, 9 miles east of Russell Springs. 55-year-old Dana Bell, of Louisville, was traveling west on the Parkway operating a 1997 Toyota. The vehicle dropped off the side of the roadway and Bell overcorrected and lost control. The car crossed both lanes of travel, exited the roadway and flipped multiple times before coming to rest on a hillside. Bell and a passenger, 54-year-old Kenneth Bell, of Louisville were not wearing seatbelts. Kenneth Bell was pronounced dead at the scene. Dana Bell was airlifted to the UK Medical Center and is listed in critical condition.

Tpr. Likins was assisted at the scene by Russell County EMS, Coroner's Office and Russell County EMS. The investigation is ongoing.