WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News

One Killed, Two Injured In Lincoln County Two Vehicle Crash

STANFORD, KY -- A 42-year old Pulaski County man was killed and a 69-year old Lincoln County woman and her passenger were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night near Stanford.

Kentucky State Police in Richmond report Doyle Carter of 139 Cotter Avenue in Somerset was driving south of U. S. 27 about 10:15 p.m., while Ruth Byrd-Ham was northbound in her SUV. Police say Carter crossed into the oncoming lane and struck the other vehicle head-on.

The police report states Carter was unresponsive when emergency personnel arrived, trapped inside the vehicle and pronouned dead at the scene. Byrd-Ham was also trapped inside her vehicle, while 65-year old Douglas Ham, a passenger in her vehicle, had exited. Police say that Douglas Hamm had facial injuries. Ruth Byrd-Ham had a factured left-femur, and both ankles were fractured.

State Police say Douglas Ham was transported to Ft. Logan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Ruth Byrd-Ham was flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A hospital official says she is listed in serious condition

The accident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper H. P. Blanton.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 12531391