Russell Springs woman involved in wreck on Hwy 80

On Friday, June 4, 2021, at 1:30 p.m., Chief Deputy Brandon Hitch of the Adair County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an injury collision on East Highway 80.

Preliminary investigation shows that Mechelle McFarland, 42, of Russell Springs, was traveling west on KY 80 in a 2010 Nissan when she lost control of her vehicle. She over-corrected and the vehicle overturned, coming to rest on its top in the ditch line.

McFarland and her 4 juvenile children were all treated on scene by Adair County EMS and then transported to TJ Health Columbia.

The Adair County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Adair County EMS and the Columbia-Adair County Fire Department. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation.

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