Collision in Burkesville results in fatality

The Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle injury collision on Wednesday, November 25th at approximately 12:13 PM 3.7 miles west of Burkesville on KY 90.

Preliminary investigations indicate that 48 year old Angela Guerra of Burkesville, KY was operating a 1992 Chevrolet pickup east bound on Glasgow Rd. when she lost control of the vehicle and ran off the shoulder of the roadway. Guerra and her passenger Gerald Foster, age 62 of Burkesville were not wearing a seatbelt and transported to the Cumberland County hospital by EMS where they were later airlifted to UK hospital for serious injuries.

On November 28th, 2020 KSP Post 15 was notified by the Fayette County coroner that Foster had succumbed to his injuries.

KSP was assisted at the scene by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, Burkesville Police Department, Burkesville and Marrowbone Fire Departments, Cumberland County Rescue Squad, Emergency Management, and Cumberland County EMS. This collision remains under investigation by Trooper Jason Warinner.

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