(Washington County, KY) Trooper John Adams is investigation a collision that occurred on Friday 11/05/10 at approximately 10:00 p.m. Robert Myers, age 20 of Springfield, was operating a 2003 Kia traveling South on highway 55 one mile north of Lebanon.
Myers lost control of his vehicle, leaving the roadway and striking an embankment. Myers, and a passenger, Brandy York, age 20 of Springfield were both transported to Springview Hospital by Marion County EMS where they were treated and released. Both driver and passenger were wearing seat belts. Trooper Adams was assisted at the scene by the Marion County EMS
(Marion County, KY) Trooper John Adams is investigating a fatal collision that occurred @ approximately 1:40 a.m. James Pinkston, age 36, of Bardstown, was traveling north on Hwy 527 four miles north of St. Francis. Pinkston lost control of his vehicle and left the roadway, striking a tree.
Pinkston was ejecting from the vehicle. A passenger, Shannon Pinkston, age 34, of Bardstown, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marion County coroner. Mr. Pinkston was transported to the University of Louisville hospital by Marion County E.M.S. Neither driver nor passenger were wearing seat belts and air bags were deployed.
Trooper Adams was assisted by Marion County fire and rescue, St Francis fire and rescue and the Marion County Sheriff’s office. Alcohol is believed to be a factor, the accident is still under investigation by Trooper Adams.