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Injury Collision on US 60 in Marion

Date of News Release: 12/17/2016

Marion, KY (December 17, 2016) – The Kentucky State Police is investigating a two vehicle, injury-collision that occurred on US 60 approximately 11 miles East of Marion, in Crittenden County.

The preliminary investigation revealed Julie M Tinsley, 38, of Marion, KY was operating her 2007 Nissan Altima, with Helen Renee Stowe, 50, of Marion, KY as a passenger, eastbound on US 60 East, upon entering a curve she lost control sliding into the westbound lane of US 60, where she was struck by a 2013 Ford F-250, driven by Floyd Frederick, 68, of Sturgis, KY. Tinsley’s vehicle left the right side of roadway and slid down earth embankment coming to final rest uprights facing north. Frederick’s vehicle ran off the right side of roadway down an earth embankment coming to rest on the passenger side facing west.

Tinsley and Stowe were transported to the Crittenden County ER, by Crittenden County EMS, for treatment of injuries sustained in the collision.

Crittenden County EMS, Mattoon Volunteer Fire Department, Crittenden County Sheriff’s Department, and State Highway Department assisted with the investigation.

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