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Two flown to Vanderbilt, one taken to Monroe Medical Center, following crash

Driver loses control, vehicle leaves highway and overturns several times

By TFC Wm. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

MONROE CO, KY (Rec'd at 3:02pmCT, 2011-08-01) Trooper Logan Richardson is investigating a collision that occurred at 9:2 amCT, 5 miles west of Tompkinsville, KY, on County House Road.

Brenda Milam age 31 of Tompkinsville, KY was operating a 1998 Chevy Blazer eastbound on County House Road when she lost control of the vehicle in a curve. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned several times ejecting Jessica Owen age 8 of Tompkinsville. Owen was not belted.

Brenda Milam and Jessica Owen were flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Another passenger Taylor Owen age 10 of Tompkinsville was treated at the Monroe County Medical Center. Milam and Taylor Owen were belted.

Story courtesy TFC William Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST, (at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, covers the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington. Thanks also to Dispatcher Randall Adams.

This story was posted on 2011-08-01 15:16:51
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