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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on KY 246

Date of News Release: 08/19/2014

Beechmont, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on KY 246, approximately two miles North of Beechmont, on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 5:15pm.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Sandra Cather of Drakesboro, was operating a 2010 Dodge Caliber northbound on KY 246 when a large tree fell inter her travel path, which caused her to lose control by striking the vehicle. The vehicle traveled approximately 180 feet in a ditch after the collision with the tree. The vehicle came to a final rest in a ditch.

Ms. Cather was transported to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital via Ambulance.

Trooper Jeff McWhorter investigated the collision. The Beechmont Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.