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Fatal on Morgantown Road in Warren County

Date of News Release: 04/16/2016

(Bowling Green, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to a single vehicle injury collision on 04/16/2016 at approx. 4:38 am near the 1600 block of Morgantown Road just north of the city limits of Bowling Green in Warren County.

The preliminary investigation indicated that Samantha Thomas (20) of Bowling Green was operating a 2008 Nissan passenger car and was traveling northbound on Morgantown Road when she went off the shoulder of the roadway and struck the support wires of a utility pole before colliding with the end of the guardrail.

Ms. Thomas was pronounced dead by the Warren County Coroner's Office at 5:24 am. Sidney Steen (19) of Bowling Green was flown by helicopter to TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville where she is listed in critical condition. Bradley Bouchey (18) of Bowling Green was also flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where he is listed in stable condition. Two other occupants were treated and released locally for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing and being conducted by Trooper Brett Coomes.