Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison County
Date of News Release: 05/15/2014
(Richmond, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Dreyfus Road in Madison County at approximately 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 EST.
Initial investigation has revealed that a 1999 Ford ZX2 drove off the roadway while driving east on Dreyfus Road, approximately 3 miles east of US 421. The vehicle overturned after driving off the road, causing the driver to be ejected.
Barbara Carter, 70 years old of Waco, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner. Carter was the only person in the vehicle, and it does not appear that she was wearing her seat belt at the time of the collision.
Trooper Toney Allen is the investigating officer and was assisted at the scene by the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Madison County EMS, Madison County Fire & Rescue, and the Madison County Coroner.