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One dies, one airlifted following 2 vehicle collision at Garlin, KY

Latasha Bryant pronounced dead at Westlake following head-on crash. Driver of other vehicle airlifted from scene

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

COLUMBIA, KY - The Kentucky State Police is investigating a collision that resulted in the death of 17-year-old Latasha S. Bryant.

The collision occurred this morning, Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at approximately 7:30amCT, 2.3 miles east of Columbia on KY 206.

Ms. Bryant was operating a 2000 Daewoo traveling west on KY 206 when she lost control in a curve, overcorrected and entered the eastbound lane; her vehicle was struck by an eastbound 2010 Chevy Express van operated by 56-year-old Charles Rone of Brooks, KY.

Rone was airlifted from the scene and Bryant was transported to Westlake Regional Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Both operators were wearing their seatbelts. Tpr. Dewayne Holder is investigating.

Story courtesy TFC Billy 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.

This story was posted on 2011-10-26 14:27:25
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