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Single Vehicle Collision with Injuries

Date of News Release: 10/02/2015

Niagara, KY. (October 1, 2016) At 6:06 PM the Kentucky State Police were called to investigate a single vehicle, injury collision on KY 416 at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road. Andrew Painter was traveling Eastbound on 416 when his vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a telephone pole. The vehicle came to rest off the roadway. Mr. Painter, and a female passenger, Tabetha Obannon, were trapped in the vehicle and were mechanically extricated. A passerby called 911 and assisted at the scene until first responders arrived. Painter and Obannon were transported by EMS to Methodist Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the collision. KSP was assisted by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Niagra Volunteer Fire Department, Henderson City/County Rescue and EMS.

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