breakingnews FATALACCIDENT 300TODD COUNTY, Ky. (4/4/13) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is investigating a single-vehicle, fatal collision that occurred on KY 181 South (Guthrie Rd), approximately 2 miles north of Guthrie, on Thursday, April 04, 2013, at 00:03 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Sheila D. Austin, Age 56 of Elkton, KY, was operating a 2004 Hyundai Accent, northbound on KY 181 when she lost control of the vehicle and exited the right shoulder of the roadway. While trying to regain control of the vehicle, Austin overcorrected and traveled into the southbound lane. She then overcorrected once again and traveled back off the right shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle overturned as a result and Ms. Austin, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Todd County Coroner Bob Whittlesey.
 
Trooper Ben Cox is conducting the investigation. Guthrie Fire Department, Guthrie Police Department, Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Todd County EMS, and the Todd County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Ronald Cobb
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14

In Other News...

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/1/15) — The following indictments were recently handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury.… Read More

Edge Ice Center Offering weSKATE Learn-to-Skate Classes

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/31/15) — The City of Owensboro's Edge Ice Center is now accepting registrations for the Summer… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7328

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 6536

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6434

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4180

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 3953

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11256

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 8985

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 31, 2015 1296

Hot Button Item Draws Hanson Crowd to Zoning,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 1197

Rods for Relay Raises Funds for ACS Relay for Life

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1140

YMCA Summer Food Service Program

by Kelly Forbes
May 31, 2015 959

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 926

Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters Gather for…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 791

Authorities Discover Meth Lab While Assisting…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 710

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
May 30, 2015 669

Whitfield Announces Congressional Art Contest…

by Ed Whitfield
June 01, 2015 604

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 584

LG&E and KU Unveil New Outage Texting Option…

by LG&E and KU News