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Mt. Juliet, TN driver killed in Louie B. Nunn Parkway collision

Update: September 1, 2011 at 8:01pmCT: Driver with history of epileptic seizures killed after car crosses median and collides with tanker head-on. Pronounced dead at the scene by Adair County Coroner. Autopsy will be performed September 2, 2011, at State Medical Examiner's Office. Driver of tanker uninjured.

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

(Columbia, KY) - The Kentucky State Police received a complaint of a two vehicle collision at approximately 1:13 CST today, September 1, 2011. The collision occurred 7 miles west of Columbia in Adair County at the 42 mile marker on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway. The collision ocurred when an eastbound 2001 Chevy operated by 22-year-old Donnie Crosslin Jr of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. crossed the median and collided head-on with a westbound 2003 Freightliner Tanker. The tanker was operated by 45-year-old Gina T. Hammer of Glasgow, KY.

Crosslin was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair County Coroner while Hammer was not injured. Crosslin had a history of Epileptic Seizures and was prescribed several medications. An autopsy will be performed at the State Medical Examiner's office on September 2nd. Both operators were belted. KSP Troopers and CVE units were assisted at the scene by the State Highway Department, Adair County Coroner, Adair County EMS, Adair County Fire and Rescue and the Adair County Sheriff's Office. - TFC Billy Gregory

This story was posted on 2011-09-01 20:44:09
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