A Hopkinsville woman was injured in a rear-end collision on North Main Street late yesterday morning.
The report from Hopkinsville Police says 51-year old Peggy Baldwin of Hopkinsville was northbound and attempting to turn left onto Glass Avenue around 11:40 when she slammed on her brakes for an unknown reason.
Behind her was 28-year old Celestia Gilbert of Crofton, who didn’t have time to stop and ran into the back of Ms. Baldwin’s vehicle. Police write that Ms. Baldwin asked to be taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for back pain, but said her back was already hurting some before the incident.
Ms. Gilbert and passengers in both vehicles went uninjured. Police also cited Gilbert for not having proof of insurance.
A problem at the TVA’s main Kelly substation tonight caused a major power outage that put Hopkinsville and much of Christian County in the dark.
Brent Gilkey of Pennyrile Rural Electric said the issue was with a breaker failure at the Kelly sub-station between Hopkinsville and Crofton and that 4,518 Pennyrile customers were affected by the outage. Hopkinsville Electric Customers were also knocked into the dark by the issue.
Electricity began coming back on around 9:30 and Gilkey said the outage lasted approximately 40 minutes. Crews were out immediately after the problem began attempting to remedy the issue.
Kentucky Utilities customers in the northern part of Christian County were not affected by the outage.
The Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division is partnering with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service to host another Farmer Outreach meeting tomorrow night.
Kentucky State Police say the purpose of the meeting is to forge enhanced relationships between law enforcement and the agricultural community.
The public meeting is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. in the U.K. Extension Office located at 2850 Pembroke Road in Hopkinsville.
According to KSP, topics that will be discussed will include safety regulations, licensing requirements and new legislation in effect for state farm operations.
For more information about the program contact Officer Chris Green at 270-388-2979 or Jay Stone at 270-886-6328.
A Fort Campbell soldier who was fatally shot last week had a promising military career.
Post officials say the awards and decorations for 28-year old Sergeant Vincent Edward Goslyn Jr. of Cadillac, Michigan include: The Army Commendation Medal; The Army Achievement Medal; The Army Good Conduct Medal; The National Defense Service Medal; The Afghanistan Campaign Medal; The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; The Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon and The Army Service Ribbon just to name a few.
Officials say Goslyn was a Quartermaster and Chemical equipment repairer, assigned to 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 1-59th Combat Aviation Brigade.
He joined the Army in February 2005 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2008.
As previously reported, the 28-year old soldier was found dead Friday night in the 400 block of Fidelio road in Hopkinsville as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.
His wife, Jessie Goslyn and Jarred Tabor Long of Colorado are now charged with his murder.