Kentucky State Police responded to a single-vehicle injury wreck that occurred on U.S. 60, about six miles east of Marion this morning.
State Police say about 10:45 a.m. 17-year old Phelicity Yeish of Marion was driving a 2011 Nissan Altima eastbound on U.S. 60 when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, causing her vehicle to hit an embankment and overturn.
Ms. Yeish was transported by ambulance to the Crittenden County Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Police say Yeish was the only person in the vehicle and that she was wearing a seatbelt.
The 400-mile yard sale across Kentucky, along historic Highway 68 will be kicking off tomorrow and officials are encouraging bargain hunters to shop for deals during the annual event.
Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention Visitors Bureau Executive Director, Cheryl Cook says 32 cities will be participating in this year’s yard sale and that individuals can usually find inexpensive and unique items during the shopathon.
For more information about the annual event contact the Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention Visitors Bureau at 270-885-9096.
Clarksville Police released the name of the young woman who was killed yesterday afternoon following a two-vehicle wreck on Fort Campbell Boulevard, near Hadley Drive.
Police identified the victim as 20-year old Melinda Sue Ricci, who was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.
Police say around 4:40 p.m. 31-year old Kelly Metzmaker was driving south on Fort Campbell when 24-year old Ryan Lee Sullivan, who was driving north on Fort Campbell Boulevard, made a left turn in front of Metzmaker’s Chevrolet Avalanche pick-up.
As a result of the left turn, police say Metzmaker’s pick-up crashed into the passenger side of Sullivan’s Mitsubishi Eclipse where Ricci was sitting.
Sullivan was transported by ambulance to Gateway Medical Center and is listed in stable condition, while Metzmaker went uninjured.
Police say charges are pending and the investigation remains ongoing.
Two murder suspects charged in connection with the 2008 murder of a Clarksville teen on Carter Road, near Oak Grove appeared in Christian Circuit Court this morning for their pre-trial conference.
Commonwealth’s Attorney Lynn Pryor recaps this morning’s proceedings in Judge John Atkin’s courtroom.
The Christian County Relay for Life is coming up Friday and officials are hoping for a big night.
Relay chairperson Ashley Johnson says this is the 20th year for the local relay, which has
If this year’s relay meets its 130-thousand dollar goal, it will mark a 2-million dollar milestone for the last two decades.
The relay will kick off at 7pm Friday at the Stadium of Champions.