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Clinton County, KY fatal collision occurs on 7 miles of Albany

2014 GMC Acadia left roadway, struck embankment, and became airborne before striking a utility pole. 65 year old driver taken to hospital in Albany, KY, where she was pronounced dead.
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By TFC William R. Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY ALBANY, KY, (Sat 5 Nov 2016) - Tpr. David Long is investigating a collision that occurred today at approximately 10:10amCT 7 miles north of Albany on US 127.

65-year-old Wilma T. Melton was operating a northbound 2014 GMC Acadia when it left the shoulder of the roadway, struck an embankment, and became airborne before striking a utility pole.

Melton was transported to the Clinton County hospital where she was pronounced dead by the Clinton County Coroner.

She was wearing a seatbelt.

Tpr. Long was assisted at the scene by the Clinton County Sheriff's Department, Fire and Rescue squad.

An autopsy will be performed.

This story was posted on 2016-11-06 02:04:43
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