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KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Estill County

Date of News Release: 04/10/2014

(Irvine, KY) -- On Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 6:03 p.m. EDT the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post responded to a single vehicle collision on Furnace Junction Road in rural Estill County.

Initial investigation has revealed that a 1995 Dodge Neon, operated by Marinda Lewis, 39 years old of Ravenna, was traveling north on Furnace Junction Road. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned, causing the driver to be ejected. It appears that Lewis was not wearing her seatbelt.

Marinda Lewis was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Estill County Coroner.

There were not any passengers in the vehicle.

Trooper Zach Pennington is the investigating officer and was assisted at the scene by the Estill County Rescue Squad, Estill County EMS and the Estill County Coroner.

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