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Remembering the fatalities on the Veterans Memorial Bypass

The Columbia Western Bypass, now named the Adair Veterans Memorial Bypass, opened at 2:30pmCT, Thursday, October 9, 2008. In its 4 years, 3 months, and 14 days, there have been numerous collisions, many injuries, and three fatalities, the first coming just 11 months after its opening.
  1. Jim Giles, 34, Adair Co., KY. September 9, 2009: Columbia driver dies in Columbia Western Parkway collision
  2. Shirley MacKinnon, September 11, 2009: Two vehicle crash at Greensburg ST/CWB crossing
  3. Glenda Sue Downey, Greensburg, KY. January 21, 2013. Adair County fatality occurs at Burkesville RD/Veterans Bypass
With the latest fatality, there is an intense interest in finding a way to make travel on it safer. Thanks for the comments. -CM

This story was posted on 2013-01-23 05:10:13
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