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December 15, 2003

One killed, two hurt in crash

LANCASTER - A Lancaster woman died and two other people were injured when their car struck a tree Thursday in Garrard County. Nannie Ray, 88, died later that day at University of Kentucky Medical Center. Kentucky State Police said Bobby Ray, 65, was northbound on KY 1355 near Sugar Creek Road when his 1989 Chevy Caprice left the road and hit the tree. Ray and Mattie Walton, 78, both also of Lancaster, were treated and released at Fort Logan Hospital for minor injuries.

Cattle truck crashes

LIBERTY - Cattle were turned loose on Poplar Hill Road Saturday morning after the truck pulling them caught fire. According to Kentucky State Police, the cattle were released after the truck pulling their trailer was involved in a two-vehicle collision. Casey County dispatchers received the call at 11 a.m. and dispatched the Southeast Fire Department.

The State Police were called in for assistance while sheriff's deputies worked several other accidents in the county. No injuries were reported.


According to police, slick roads were the cause of the accident.

Driver blacks out, runs off road

YOSEMITE - Anna L. Emerson, 66, of Kings Mountain, suffered injuries Thursday apparently after blacking out at the wheel while driving west on Ky. 70, 3.8 miles east of Liberty, state police said.

She was taken to Casey County Hospital for treatment.

A passenger, Clifford Emerson, 74, of Kings Mountain, was not injured. Both were wearing seat belts.

Police said Emerson's car ran off the road and into a field.|None***

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