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3 Vehicle collision Russell County results in fatality

12 year old Kinley Browning pronounced deceased at the scene by the Russell Co., KY, coroner's office. Three children flown to UK Medical Center. Three others treated at Russell County Hospital

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

RUSSELL COUNTY, KY - Tpr. Logan Richardson is investigating a collision that occurred today at approximately 10:25amCT 2 miles east of Russell Springs on KY 0080. 71-year-old Lois Norfleet of Russell Springs was operating a 2004 4-Dr Toyota when she attempted to cross KY 0080 into a church parking lot from KY 0910. Norfleet pulled into the path of a westbound 1997 Dodge pickup operated by 19-year-old Haiden Cain of Russell Springs.

The pickup struck the Toyota and then continued traveling west and struck a 2003 Ford operated by 37-year-old Christopher Yates of Glasgow. Yates had been traveling east on KY 0080 and was making a right turn onto KY 0910 when hit.

All three vehicle operators were wearing seatbelts. All other passengers were from Glasgow and in the Yates vehicle.

32-year-old Leslie Yates was belted and did not receive medical attention.

16-year-old Jacob Yates, 16-year-old Braxton Browning and 6-year-old Ethan Birge were belted, treated and released from Russell County Hospital.

8-year-old Hannah Yates, 12-year-old Ryan Yates, 6-year-old Elliott Birge were all belted and flown to UK Medical Center.

12-year-old Kinley Browning was belted and pronounced deceased at the scene by the Russell County Coroner. Drugs and Alcohol are not suspected to be a contributing factor at this time.

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 2012-05-27 20:57:15
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