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News Release

Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on Union Ridge Road

Date of News Release: 02/19/2014

Belton, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on Union Ridge Road, approximately three miles south of Belton, on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at 12:35 p.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Rickey Piper, 55, of Big Rock, TN, was operating a 1993 Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound on Union Ridge Road. As he rounded a curve, his vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a tree.

Mr. Piper was transported via ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment. He was wearing a seatbelt. There were no passengers involved.

Trooper Jerrod Hearld investigated the collision. The Beechmont Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.


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