Update on Tuesday accident

Updated information from Kentucky State Police on Tuesday accident on Highway 127…

On Tuesday August 25th, at approximately 3: 21 p.m., troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 15 responded to a two vehicle fatal collision that occurred at the junction of US 127 South and West Drive in the city limits of Russell Springs.
Preliminary investigations indicate 58 year old Connie Lawson was operating a 2003 Chevy Cavalier on West Drive when she then made a left hand turn on to US 127- pulling into the path of a southbound 2014 Jeep Cherokee being operated by 41 year old Laramie Richardson, of Russell Springs.
Lawson and a passenger in her vehicle, 76 year old Marie Lawson of Windsor were transported to the Russell County Hospital, then airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital.
Passenger Garnetta Campbell, age 56 of Windsor, was transported to the Russell County Hospital where she was pronounced deceased by the Russell County Coroner.
All occupants in the Lawson vehicle were not wearing a seat belt.
Richardson was wearing a seat belt and not injured.
The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Jason Warriner.

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