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KSP: Post 15 investigates fatal collision in Metcalfe Co.

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Edmonton, KY - On February 24, 2021, at approximately 11:45amCT, Kentucky State Police Post 15 was notified of a two vehicle injury collision that occurred two miles south of Summer Shade at the intersection of KY 163 and Apple Grove Rd.

Preliminary investigations indicate that 86 year old Jack Gibbins of Summer Shade was operating a 2008 GMC south bound when he turned left into the path of a 1992 north bound Chevy S10 operated by 67 year old Jackie Emberton of Tompkinsville, KY.

Emberton was unable to avoid the collision and struck Gibbons in the passenger side. Emberton was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Metcalfe County Coroner.

Gibbons and a passenger in his vehicle, 80 year old Martha Gibbons of Summer Shade, were both wearing a seat belt. Jack Gibbons was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. Martha Gibbons was admitted to T.J. Sampson hospital in Glasgow, KY.

This Collison remains under investigation by Trooper Jason Warinner.

This story was posted on 2021-02-25 13:36:50
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