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 Tree Falls in Front of Car Resulting in Injury of Drakesboro Woman

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/19/2014) – On Monday, August 18, 2014, at approximately 5:15 PM, Kentucky State Police Troopers were dispatched to the scene of a reported accident on KY 246, just North of Beechmont.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Sandra Cather, a resident of Drakesboro, was operating a 2010 Dodge Caliber traveling northbound on KY 246 when a large tree fell into her travel path, causing her to lose control by striking the tree. The vehicle traveled approximately 180 feet in a ditch after the collision with the tree.

The vehicle came to a final rest in the ditch. Ms. Cather was transported to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital via Ambulance.

Trooper Jeff McWhorter investigated the collision. The Beechmont Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.

Information provided by the Kentucky State Police
Posted by J.L. Graham
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