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 One Injured in Vehicle Versus Tree Accident on 62 East

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (01/23/15) – At around 11:20 AM today, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, local first responders received notice of a single-vehicle accident with possible injuries on 62 East between Central City and Nelson Creek.

KenCo News spoke with Kentucky State Police Troopers on the scene, finding that a silver Toyota Tacoma pickup truck had been traveling westbound on the roadway. The vehicle, operated by 47-year-old Teresa Joines of Central City, exited the roadway after crossing the eastbound lane. The truck collided with a tree, coming to a final stop.

Troopers stated that the airbags were deployed in the vehicle and that the driver received minor injuries.

The scene of the accident was worked by the Kentucky State Police, the Central City Fire Department, Nelson Creek Fire Department and Muhlenberg County Ambulance Service. Trooper Jerry Hearld was the investigating officer on the scene, assisted by Trooper Jerry Knight.

The vehicle was removed from the scene by J&D’s Towing.

J.L. Graham
KenCo News