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Washington County Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 11/03/2014

(Springfield, KY.) - Tpr. Josh Dicken is investigating a collision that occurred today at approximately 12:20 AM EDT, 14 miles north of Springfield, on KY 555 and Polin Road. 29-year-old Brian Chesser was traveling north on KY 555, operating a 1996 Ford Mustang. Chesser lost control of his vehicle, ran off the roadway and was ejected. Chesser was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger, 25-year-old Richard Robinson, of Springfield, was transported to Springview Hospital in Lebanon where he was treated for non life threatening injuries. Tpr. Dicken was assisted at the scene by Washington County EMS, Sheriff's Department and Willisburg Fire and Rescue.