TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two-Vehicle Injury Collision on KY 91
Date of News Release: 06/15/2014
Princeton, KY (Caldwell County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on KY 91 at West White Sulpher Road, on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at approximately 9:20 a.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Donna Curnel, 66, of Marion, KY, was operating a 2002 Chevy Venture northbound on KY 91. Benjamin Lane, 22, of Princeton, KY, was operating a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria, while on duty with the Princeton Police Department, eastbound on West White Sulpher Road. Mr. Lane failed to stop at the intersection of KY 91 and Ms. Curnel was unable to avoid a collision and struck Mr. Lanes vehicle.
Ms. Curnel, her husband, Donnie Curnel, 72, and Mr. Lane were transported via ambulance to the Caldwell County Hospital for treatment. Ms. Curnel was later flown to Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN for treatment. All three were wearing seatbelts.
TFC Darron Holliman investigated the collision. The Princeton Police Department, Princeton Fire Department, and Caldwell County EMS assisted at the scene.