Police News for March 30

March 30, 2004

Tools stolen from lockbox

City police investigated the theft of some tools from a lockbox at 2:30 p.m. March 19 from behind 84 Lumber Co. Police said the victim, PSI Bessemer Alabama, reported the theft of a Rigid cordless 18-volt drill, a Stanley Sport utility knife and two Stanley chalk lines.

Stolen vehicle found burned

Rogelio Chavez of Danville reported the theft of his blue, 2000 GMC Jimmy sport utility vehicle at 10 p.m. Sunday from the Wal-Mart parking lot. The vehicle was later found by the Garrard County Sheriff's Department and had been burned.

One injured in collision at intersection

One person was injured Sunday in a traffic accident at the intersection of the Danville bypass and Hustonville Road.

Police said a 2004 Peterbilt semi driven by David W. Andrus, 49, of Green River, Utah, was traveling west on the bypass and went through the intersection. The truck collided with a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu driven by William T. Cooper, 64, of Cloverdale, Ind., that was turning left from Hustonville Road onto the bypass.


Witnesses stated the light was red when Andrus drove through the intersection, and he told police he was confused when he entered the intersection as to whether he should turn or go straight. A passenger in Cooper's vehicle, Mark K. Carter, 23, of Cloverdale, Ind., was treated at the scene for possible injuries and transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Fourth Street crash injures one

One person was injured at 2:50 p.m. Sunday in a two-car accident on South Fourth Street.

Police said a 2002 GM Sierra driven by Lawrence R. Rider, 63, of Glendale, was traveling south in the right lane and turned left across the inside lane into Triangle Mart. The Sierra was struck by a 1989 Chevrolet Caprice, driven by Anna J. Dawson, 62, of Stanford, that was traveling in the same direction in the inside lane.

Dawson was treated at the scene by Boyle County Emergency Medical Service and transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

Seven injured in Marion County crash

BRADFORDSVILLE - Four Casey County residents and three from Columbia were injured Monday in a two-vehicle crash on Ky. 49 two miles north of here, state police said.

Driver Ashley Brown, 17, of Liberty, and passengers Karen May, 33, and Joshua Hack, 16, both of Liberty, were treated at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon and released, according to the police report. Passenger Eric May, 29, also of Liberty, was admitted to the Lebanon hospital.

Steven Keltner, 41, of Columbia, driver of the second vehicle, and passengers Elvis Keltner, 19, and Garron Keltner, 19, both of Columbia, were treated at the Lebanon hospital and released.

The accident occurred as Steven Keltner was driving south on Ky. 49 and the Brown auto was headed north and ran into the path of Keltner's GMC van. The van and Brown's Mazda collided head on.

All were wearing seat belts except Hack and Garron Keltner.

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