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Fatal Collision on KY 8 in Bracken County

Date of News Release: 09/06/2011

(Dry Ridge, Ky.) -- On September 6, 2001 at 10:05 am, Kentucky State Police Post 6 received a call of a single vehicle fatal collision in Bracken County on Ky 8 near Wrangling Run Road. Jamie Shields (34) of Augusta Ky. was traveling Northbound on Ky 8 in a 2002 Silver Chrysler PT Cruiser. She dropped off the right side of the roadway overcorrecting crossing over the southbound lane of Ky 8. She then left the roadway striking an earth embankment where the vehicle came to its final rest. Mrs. Shields was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were two juvenile passengers in the vehicle at the time of the collision. Neither juvenile was restrained properly. Juveniles were transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital and Cincinnati Childrens Hospital by Aircare for treatment of injuries. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Mark Grisik.

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