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Two vehicle collision, Green Co., KY, takes life of 17-year-old

1999 Chevy Tracker v. 1995 Honda Civic collision at 7:33pmCT, Wednesday, results in death of Tracker driver, injuries to two others in Tracker. One treated at Jane Todd Crawford, then airlifted to UL. Driver, passengers in Civi belted, uninjured.
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By TFC William Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

GREENSBURG, KY (15 Sep 2016) - Tpr. Jason Warriner is investigating a collision that occurred Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 7:33pmCT on KY 323. 17-year-old Khristopher Thompson, of Greensburg, KY was operating a northbound 1999 Chevy Tracker on KY 323 when he attempted to pass a 1995 Honda Civic operated by 16-year-old Julian Pickford, of Greensburg.

Thompson's vehicle made contact with the Civic, left the roadway and overturned.

Thompson was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by the Green County Coroner.

A passenger in Thompson's vehicle, 18-year-old Wesley Whitlow, of Greensburg, KY, was transported to Jane Todd Crawford Hospital, Greensburg, KY, for minor injuries.

A second passenger, 17-year-old Robert Ray, of Greensburg, was transported to Jane Todd Crawford Hospital and then flown to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment.

Pickford and passengers were uninjured. Tpr. Warriner was assisted at the scene by the Summersville Fire Department, Green County EMS and Sheriff's Department.

This story was posted on 2016-09-15 05:53:12
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