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News Release

Single Vehicle Injury Collision on WKP

Date of News Release: 05/27/2014

Central City, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on the Western Kentucky Parkway, at approximately the 64 mile-marker, on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 2:01 p.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Benjamin Lipford, 50, of Copley, OH, was operating a 2000 Ford Excursion eastbound on the Western Kentucky Parkway when his vehicle experienced a tire failure which caused him to lose control. The vehicle crossed the median and overturned multiple times. It came to rest on its top in the westbound lanes.

Mr. Lipford and his wife, Serena Lipford, 43, were both wearing seatbelts and were not injured. Two of their children, Erika Lipford, 17, and Matthew Lipford, 13, were not injured. Their three other children, Andrenna Lipford, 16, Kerena Lipford, 19, and Benjamin Lipford Jr., 15, were transported via ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment. None of the children were wearing seatbelts. Mr. Lipford's mother, Annie Parish, 73, of Akron, OH, was flown from the scene to the Vanderbilt Medical Center for treatment. Ms. Parish was not wearing a seatbelt.

Trooper Craig Engler investigated the collision. KSP CVE Sergeant Del Miller, KSP CVE Officer Timothy Blankenship, the Central City Fire Department, Muhlenberg County EMS, and PHI Air Medical assisted at the scene.


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