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Injury Collision on KY 80 in Casey County, KY

Single vehicle accident occurs near Windsor Community on KY 80 between Russell Springs and Nancy, KY, when, preliminary investigations indicate, 16 year old Russell Springs driver loses control of vehicle in curve, leaves roadway, and overturns. Driver transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for treatment

By Sergeant Jason H. Morris, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Region 2

WINDSOR, KY (Sat 1 Oct 2016) Kentucky State Police Columbia investigated a single vehicle injury collision on KY 80 near the Windsor Community this morning at 9:30amET.

Preliminary investigations indicate that 16 year-old Amber Burton of Russell Springs was operating a 2005 Chevrolet west on KY 80 when she lost control of her vehicle in a curve. Burton then ran off the road where the vehicle overturned.
Burton was wearing her seat belt and was transported to Lake Cumberland hospital in Somerset with non-life threatening injuries.

Trooper First Class Mike Woodrum is investigating.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impair drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for IPhone, IPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple or Google Play stores. Download the KSP mobile app by searching "KSPOLICE" in the app store and you can also follow along on twitter @KYStatePolice.

This story was posted on 2016-10-02 04:24:30
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