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.
A series of early releases of state inmates in Kentucky took their toll on the Todd County Jail, but Jailer Greg Allen says an unfortunate fact has brought the facility back to a good financial situation.
Jailer Allen gave his monthly report to Todd Fiscal Court last week, where he said the facility was holding 88 state inmates. Housing state inmates is how local jails stay afloat and Allen says he was told two years ago that things would turn back around for the better.
Allen says it’s sad, but true—most inmates commit crimes and return to jail soon after they are released.
The Todd County Jail has done well with its budget over the last year and had enough funds left over from this fiscal year to purchase several pieces of much-needed equipment.