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Twelve year old injured in Taylor Co., KY tractor accident

Overcorrection a factor in the accident

From Larry Smith, GM, The Big Dawg Radio, 99.9 FM
from Taylor County Sheriff's Office bulletin

A 12 year old resident of Joe Kerr Road, Campbellsville, KY, was treated at the scene by Taylor County EMS. He was transported by Air Evac from the scene of an accident to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, KY. His condidtion is not known at this time.

The accident occurred at 5:15pmCT, Friday, July 7, 2015, on East Lemons Bend Road, when a tire on the the John Deere tractor Ethan Reliford was operating dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway. Reliford pulled back onto the road, over corrected, left th eright side of the road and overturned as the tractor went over an embankement into a field.

Taylor County Fire and Rescue assisted investigating officers, Dickie Benningfield and Sgt Bobby Gribbins of the Taylor County Sheriff's Office at the scene. - Information from the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, Campbellsville, KY.

This story was posted on 2015-07-18 16:58:44
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