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Russell County, KY injury collision injures three occupants

Russell driver, Adair passenger, both 26, and an infant, airlifted from the scene, between Eli & Lake Cumberland, to UK Medical Center, Lexington, KY. KSP assisted on the scene by Russell County EMS and Eli Fire Department.
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By TFC William R. Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY. (17 Apr 2017) - Tpr. Zack Scott is investigating a collision that occurred at 4:13pmCT, 14 Apr 2017, on KY 76, near the intersection of V Frank Road.

26-year-old Mitchell McCarty, of Russell Springs, KY, was operating a southbound 2005 Chevy Cobalt on KY 76, when he dropped off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, traveled across the roadway, exited the northbound side, struck a tree and overturned.

McCarty and a passenger, 26-year-old Anthony Lawhorn, of Columbia, KY, were not wearing seatbelts and were both airlifted from the scene, along with a juvenile infant, Bryson Stotts, to University of Kentucky Medical Center. Stotts was properly restrained in a child safety seat.

Tpr. Scott was assisted on scene Russell County EMS and the Eli Fire Department.

This story was posted on 2017-04-17 07:29:45
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