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Hardin Co. Woman Dead After Patriot Pkwy Accident

Date of News Release: 02/12/2016

(VINE GROVE, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown worked a single fatality collision at the intersection of Patriot Pkwy and Deckard School Road on Friday afternoon. On February 12, 2016 at approximately 2:20 P.M. EDST, William Cundiff (53) and front passenger Louise Cundiff (74) of Cecilia were traveling in a 1986 Ford Crown Victoria northbound on Patriot Pkwy (Ky. 361). Kalin Sleeper (21) of Vine Grove was operating a 2006 Toyota Camry and was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Deckard School Rd. and Patriot Pkwy. For unknown reasons he pulled onto northbound Patriot Pkwy. into the path of the Cundiffs who struck the front right corner of Mr. Sleeper's vehicle. Louise Cundiff was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hardin Co. Coroner's office. William Cundiff suffered serious but non life threatening injuries and was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital. Kalin Sleeper suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene and released. KSP was assisted at the scene by Hardin Co. EMS, Vine Grove Fire Dept, and the State Highway Dept. Alcohol is not suspected as a contributing factor. The accident is still under investigation by Trooper Scott Rafferty.