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Single Vehicle Injury Collision on KY 171

Date of News Release: 01/15/2016

Greenville, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police is investigating a single-vehicle, injury-collision that occurred on KY 171, approximately three miles south of Greenville, on Friday, January 15, at 9:37 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Shelby Whitehead, 23, Greenville, was operating a 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck northbound on KY 171 when she lost control of her vehicle in a curve on the wet roadway. The vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and traveled down an embankment. It struck a rock embankment and came to rest.

Ms. Whitehead was transported via ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment. She was wearing seatbelt.

Trooper First Class Jerrod Hearld is investigating the collision. The Greenville Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.