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Black Gnat collision results in double fatalities

From Larry Joe Smith, GM, Big Dawg Radio

Taylor County Corner's Office, Friday, June 12, 2020 - At approximately 4:50pmET, the Taylor County Corners office was notified of a two vehicle fatal collision on US Highway 68 at the intersection of Black Gnat Road.

Preliminary investigations indicate that 20-year-old Ashia Barrett of Campbellsville was operating a Chevrolet Trailblazer eastbound when she for an unknown reason crossed into the westbound lane striking a Dodge Ram driven by 37-year-old Garrett Milby of Campbellsville head on.

Barrett nor her passenger Jessica Murphy, 26, of Campbellsville were wearing seatbelts. Both were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Taylor County Coroners Office. A third passenger in the Barrett vehicle was an infant who was restrained.

The infant was airlifted to Nortons Children's Hospital and listed as stable.

Milby was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to the hospital.

The collision is still under investigation by Trooper Sullivan of the Kentucky State police and deputy right of TCCO.

This story was posted on 2020-06-15 05:59:35
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