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Metcalfe County fatal collision

Date of News Release: 09/08/2016

Edmonton, Ky. (September 8, 2016) - Detective Logan Richardson is investigating a collision that occurred today (09/08/2016) at approximately 3:12 PM CST on KY 1243, 5 miles north of Edmonton. 31-year-old Alicia G. Thurmond, of Edmonton, was operating a southbound 2007 Chrysler van when she crossed the centerline and struck a northbound 2012 school bus head on. The van left the roadway, overturned and caught fire. Thurmond was partially ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt.

The bus, operated by 50-year-old David Holley, of Edmonton, remained on the roadway. 23 passengers on the bus were transported by EMS and private vehicles to TJ Samson Community Hospital for non life threatening injuries. Detective Richardson was assisted at the scene by the Metcalfe County Sheriff's Department, Coroner's Office, Fire, EMS and Rescue.