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Marion Woman Killed in a Collision on KY 453

Date of News Release: 02/03/2015

(Hickory, KY )- At approximately 12:50PM, A white Chevrolet pickup truck, operated by Shawnna Murray, age 25 of Marion, KY, left the roadway on KY453, striking a culvert, which sent the vehicle airborne. The vehicle then struck a tree, and came to rest off the roadway. Ms. Murray was pronounced dead at the scene by McCracken County Deputy Coroner. Also in the vehicle was Heath Coursey, of Salem, KY. Mr. Coursey was airlifted of AirEvac life team to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville,IN and listed in serious condition. Preliminary investigation and witnesses statements reveal that prior to the collision the vehicle was traveling north on KY453 at a high rate of speed and overtook a vehicle in a curve. Alcohol is also being considered to be a possible factor in this collision. Kentucky State Police was assisted at the scene by Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Lake City Fire Department, Livingston County EMS, and Livingston County Sheriff Department.