Pastor's Wife Crushed by SUV

By: Sherelle Roberts Email
By: Sherelle Roberts Email

A Lexington woman is dead after being pinned by her SUV against her home.

It happened in a North Lexington neighborhood on Oakwood Drive.

Witnesses say Barbara Slatter pulled into her driveway, which is located on a hill and they believe she did not put the vehicle in park before getting out. As she stepped out of the SUV, the vehicle rolled forward and pinned her between the door and her concrete porch.

Her husband, who was in the SUV at the time, along with neighbors tried to get her out, but had a hard time freeing her.

She was rushed to UK hospital where she died.

Barbara Slatter's husband, Leon Slatter is the pastor of Cadentown Baptist Church in Lexington. Mrs. Slatter was 60.


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  • by christian Location: east,ky. on Oct 29, 2008 at 10:45 AM
    the lord is with you and your family. the lord just called her home to be with him. and some day you will meet again. just cast your cares on Jesus, he will always be there!
  • by agnes Location: lexington on Oct 29, 2008 at 06:06 AM
    my prayers are wwith the family
  • by John Location: Lex on Oct 29, 2008 at 05:43 AM
    Such a tragedy, God bless.
  • by Susie Location: Lexington on Oct 29, 2008 at 03:18 AM
    My prayers go out to this family and church family for this tragic loss. May God be with you and comfort you.
  • by Cindy Location: London on Oct 28, 2008 at 10:09 PM
    My heart and prayers go out for this family during this time of tragedy. May God be with you.
  • by us Location: ky on Oct 28, 2008 at 09:37 PM
    god bless this family

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