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Two Vehicle Injury Collision On US 41 South

Date of News Release: 11/17/2014

Robards, KY (Henderson County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 41, approximately seven miles south of Henderson, on Monday, November 17, 2014, at 08:46 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Brittany Samsil, 24, of Henderson, was operating a 2000 Cadillac Deville northbound on US 41. Ed Brady, 64, of Henderson, was also northbound on US 41 operating a 2015 Ford Police Interceptor SUV.

Ed Brady, Sheriff of Henderson County, was patrolling US 41 heading north. Samsil, was also traveling north on US 41 behind Brady at a higher rate of speed. Samsil could not stop in time and struck the rear of Brady's patrol SUV.

After the collision, Samish's seatbelt became lodged and she was not able to exit her vehicle. Henderson County Sheriff's Department Lieutenant Keith Berry was nearby and was able to cut the seatbelt and help Samsil exit her vehicle. Samsil had complaints of neck injury and was transported via ambulance to Methodist Hospital in Henderson for treatment. Brady was not injured. All operators were wearing seatbelts.

Trooper Jared Beauchamp investigated the collision. Beauchamp stated this location was very icy and Samsil was driving too fast for the conditions to safely stop.

The Henderson County Sheriff's Department and Henderson County EMS assisted at the scene.