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Washington County Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 10/04/2014

(Springfield, KY.) - Tpr. Morris Farris is investigating a collision that occurred today (10/04/14) at approximately 10:00 AM EDT at the intersection of KY 528 and KY 438 in Washington County. 44-year-old Dianna L. Cheser, of Springfield was operating a 1999 Suzuki car, traveling east on KY 438 when she attempted to make a left turn onto KY 528 and pulled into the path of a 2005 Chevy truck. The truck was operated by 35-year-old Matthew Riley who was traveling west on KY 438. Riley attempted to avoid the collision but the vehicles collided head-on.

Cheser was not belted and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Washington County Coroner. Riley was belted and was treated and released at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. KSP were assisted at the scene by Washington County Sheriff's Department, Fire, EMS and Rescue.