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Two Vehicle Fatality on South Dixie Highway

Date of News Release: 02/01/2015

(Munfordville, KY) - On Sunday, February 1, 2015 at approx. 1:25 pm the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green received a call of a two vehicle injury collision near the 4000 block of South Dixie Highway, south of Munfordville.

The preliminary investigation indicated that Anita Bingle (44), of Cave City, was traveling southbound on South Dixie Highway, when the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee she was operating hydro-planed and she lost control. Ms. Bingle's vehicle then collided with a 1999 Pontiac Gran Prix that was operated by Lisa Crump (24), of Bonnieville, who was traveling northbound on South Dixie Highway.

Anita Bingle was transported by Hart County EMS to Caverna Memorial Hospital where she was treated and released. William Bingle (53), of Cave City, was the front passenger and was transported by Hart County EMS to Hardin Memorial Hospital, where he was later transported to University of Louisville Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. Tiffany Avery (25), of Cave City, was a back passenger and was transported by Hart County EMS to T.J. Samson Community Hospital where she was treated and released. Another back passenger (9), of Canmer, was ejected from the vehicle and was transported by Hart County EMS to T.J. Samson Community Hospital, where she was later transported to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville and is listed in stable condition. Another back passenger (2), of Canmer, was pronounced dead at the scene by Hart County Coroner Reggie Pettit. The deceased juvenile was restrained in a child restraint system at the time of the collision.

Lisa Crump was transported by Hart County EMS to Hardin Memorial Hospital, where she was later transported to University of Louisville Hospital where she is listed in critical, but stable condition. Her back passenger (4), of Bonnieville, was transported by Hart County EMS to Caverna Memorial Hospital, where she was later transported to Kosair Children's Hospital where she is listed in critical condition. The juvenile was restrained in a booster seat at the time of the collision.

The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Trooper First Class Brett Coomes.