The Kentucky State Police investigated a single -vehicle fatal collision on KY 558 approximately seven miles northeast of Albany on Wednesday around 11:12 a.m. CT.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 2000 Jeep being operated by 41-year-old Jason Gilbert of Albany, was traveling west on KY 558. 81 year-old Donna Irwin of Albany was attempting to cross the road when she entered the path of Gilbert’s vehicle. Gilbert was unable to stop, striking Irwin. Irwin was transported to the Clinton County Hospital by the Clinton County EMS where she was pronounced deceased by the Clinton County Coroner.
Gilbert and passenger Sierra Malloy of Albany were both wearing their seat belts and were not injured.
Sergeant Randall Honeycutt investigated the collision, and assisted by other members of Kentucky State Police, the Clinton Co Sheriff’s Office, EMS, Emergency Management and Albany Fire Department.