Oak Grove, Ky. (Christian County) – Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville was contacted by Oak Grove Police Department to investigate a fatal collision on May 29, 2020 around 4:55 PM.
Preliminary investigation revealed two female juveniles, ages 5 and 11, were attempting to cross Pembroke Oak Grove Road, around the 700 block, when they stepped into the path of a 1992 Dodge Dakota pickup towing a trailer. The operator of the Dodge was Wanda Sydnor, age 63, of Russellville, Ky.
Both juveniles were transported by EMS to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell. The 11-year-old being treated for injuries she received to her legs. The 5-year-old was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The investigation is ongoing by Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Hunter Carroll.
KSP were assisted at the scene by Oak Grove Police Department, Christian County Coroner’s Office, Oak Grove EMS, Christian County Emergency Management, and Oak Grove Fire Department.
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