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Injury Collision Involving Deer On US 41

Date of News Release: 08/07/2014

Crofton, KY (Christian County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 41 (Madisonville Road), approximately 2 miles south of Crofton, on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Charity A. LaRonge, 32, of Hopkinsville, KY, was operating a 2014 Buick Verano northbound on US 41(Madisonville Road) when a deer entered into her path of travel. Ms. LaRonge was unable to avoid the deer and the vehicle struck it on the roadway.

Ms. LaRonge sustained minor injuries; however, she was not transported. Her passenger, Guy Sharav, 13, of Hopkinsville, KY, was not injured. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts.

Trooper Luis Palmer investigated the collision. Christian County EMS assisted at the scene.