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Clinton County Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 05/27/2015

(Albany, KY.) - Tpr. Jason Warinner is investigating a collision that occurred on 05/27/2015 at 12:54 PM CST at the intersection of US 127 & KY 558. 83-year-old Mary Swope, of Monticello, was operating a westbound 2000 Acura on KY 558 when she attempted to turn left onto US 127. She turned into the path and was struck by a northbound 2008 Ford on US 127, operated by 46-year-old Sylvia Crosby, of Monticello KY. Swopes vehicle was also struck by a second car, a northbound 2013 Ford, operated by 19-year-old Joshua Bell of Somerset.

Swope was transported to the Clinton County Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Crosby and a passenger, 59-year-old Wanda Patton, of Alpha KY, was transported to the Clinton County Hospital. Bell was not injured. All drivers and passengers were belted.

Tpr. Warinner was assisted at the scene by Tpr. Brian Gibson, CVE Officer Randy Honeycutt, Clinton County Fire, EMS and Rescue.