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One-year-old & 3-year-old die as result of Meade Co. collision

One-year-old pronounced dead at the scene; three-year-old transported to Corydon, IN, hospital and was later pronounced dead. Both drivers injured and hospitalized. The accident is still under investigation
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By Tpr Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

BRANDENBURG, KY (9 Feb 2017) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown worked a double fatality collision in the area of KY 1239 and Sirocco Road in Meade Co. on Wednesday evening, February 8, 2017.

On February 8, 2017 at approximately 6:50pmET, Randi Copher (30) of Cloverport was traveling South with her two juvenile children (1,3) in a 2003 Honda Civic on Midway Road.

Brenton K. Ross (37) of Brandenburg was traveling North on Midway Road in a 1988 Toyota 4Runner.

For unknown reasons the Honda driven by Ms. Copher went into a spin and crossed the center line causing the vehicles to collide in the North bound lane.

Randi Copher and the three year old juvenile were transported to the Harrison Co. Indiana Hospital, Corydon, IN, where the three year old juvenile was later pronounced dead.

Randi Copher was later transported to the University Of Louisville Hospital where she remains in stable condition.

Brenton Ross was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY, with non-life threatening injuries

Both drivers submitted to the standard blood tests and toxicology is pending.

The accident is still under investigation by KSP Trooper/Reconstructionist Brandon Brooks.

KSP was assisted on the scene by the Meade Co. Sheriff's Office, Meade Co. EMS, and the Meade Co. Coroner's Office.

This story was posted on 2017-02-09 12:16:56
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