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KSP report on fatal collision on East KY 80 in Russell Co.

From Trooper Jonathan Houk

Russell Springs, KY - On Monday, September 26, 2022, at approximately 5:19pmCT, Kentucky State Police Post 15 Troopers responded to a two-vehicle injury collision on East KY 80 in Russell County.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Rylie Kean, age 27 of Russell Springs, was traveling west on East KY 80 in a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica van when she struck a 2017 Yamaha Wolverine UTV that had pulled onto East KY 80 from Foley Rd. The Yamaha Wolverine was being operated by Edward Robertson, age 70 of Russell Springs.

Mr. Robertson was transported to Russell County hospital where he was pronounced deceased by the Russell County Coroner.

KSP Post 15 Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Russell County Sheriff's Office, Jamestown Police Department, Russell County EMS and Fire, and the Russell County Coroner. The collision remains under investigation by Tpr. Dean Lunz.

This story was posted on 2022-09-27 10:42:52
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