Head on collision in Clinton County results in four fatalities
By TFC William Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY
Columbia, KY - The Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatality that occurred on Friday, December 17, 2010, which resulted in 4 fatalities. The collision happened at approximately 3:40pmCT, 6 miles west of Albany on KY 0090.
A red 2000 Chevy Pickup operated by 54-year-old Ricky Brinkley of Bowling Green, traveling eastbound, attempted to overtake another eastbound vehicle and struck a westbound 1999 Plymouth Van head on in the westbound lane. Ricky Brinkley was pronounced deceased at the Clinton County Hospital.
The van was operated by 36-year-old David Moreland who was pronounced deceased at the scene. Van passengers, 25-year-old Amanda Moreland was pronounced deceased at the scene and 7-year-old McKenzie Moreland of Albany was pronounced deceased at the Clinton County Hospital. 5-year-old Haylee Moreland of Albany is in stable condition after being transported to University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.
No seatbelts were in use in either vehicle. The deceased were pronounced by Clinton County Coroner Steve Talbott. Tpr. David Long is investigating and was assisted at the scene by additional units from Post 15, Clinton County Sheriff's Department., Clinton and Cumberland County Fire, EMS and Rescue personnel.
Story courtesy TFC William Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown ST,(at Exit 49, Louie B. Nunn Parkway), Columbia, KY. Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY, covers the 11 counties of Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell, Taylor and Washington. Thanks also to Dispatcher Tammy Wheeler