[Academy] [Cold Cases] [Commercial Vehicle Enforcement] [Commissioner's Office] [Concealed Deadly Weapons] [Contacting the KSP] [Core Values] [Crime & Traffic Information] [Fallen Trooper Memorial] [FAQs] [Forensic Laboratories] [Forms/Downloads] [Highway Safety] [History of the KSP] [Home Page] [Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force] [Kentucky's Most Wanted] [Links to Other Websites] [Missing Children] [News Releases] [Organization] [Post Locations] [Recruitment] [Sex Offender Registry] [Special Enforcement Troop] [Trooper Island]
[Return to Kentucky State Police Main Website]

For other Kentucky Government sites visit: [Kentucky.gov]


Media / For More Information Contact:

Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
(270) 766-5078
Click here to e-mail Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
News Release

Leitchfield Woman Killed in Grayson County Collision

Date of News Release: 01/14/2014

(LEITCHFIELD, KY.) - On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at approximately 6:50 A.M. CST, Kentucky State Police Post 04 received a call in regards to an accident that occurred in the 4000 block of Lilac Rd. Lucia Taylor (16) of Leitchfield was operating a 1997 Jeep, north on Lilac Rd. Carol Helphenstine (64) of Leitchfield was operating a 2011 Kia, south on Lilac Rd. Ms. Taylor crested a hill that was covered in black ice and lost control of her vehicle and crossed the center line. Ms. Taylor's vehicle then struck Mrs. Helphenstine's vehicle head on in the southbound lane. The vehicle driven by Ms. Taylor then slid off of the east side of the road and overturned onto its side. The vehicle operated by Mrs. Helphenstine slid into the ditchline on the west side of Lilac Rd. Mrs. Helphenstine was pronounced dead at the scene by the Grayson Co. Coroner's Office. Ms. Taylor was airlifted to the University of Louisville Hospital. KSP was assisted on the scene by the Grayson Co. Sheriff's Office, Grayson Co. EMS, and the Leitchfield Fire Dept. The accident is under investigation by KSP Det. Terry Whittaker.


Contact Information for the Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police
919 Versailles Road | Frankfort, KY 40601
502-782-1800

[ TOP ]


This page was last modified on:

About this site | Feedback | Privacy | Disclaimer | Individuals with Disabilities
Copyright © 2002-2013 Kentucky State Police, all rights reserved