Details released about fatal collision Monday evening

Kentucky State Police Post 15 released details Wednesday afternoon about a fatal collision that occurred on North Highway 127 Monday evening.

According to state police, troopers responded to the collision at around 5:47 p.m. Preliminary investigations revealed that Alex Fabian Lopez Entzin, 23 of Russell Springs, was traveling south on Highway 127 in a 2013 Ford Escape when he met a 2022 GMC Terrain traveling north on Highway 127, operated by 75-year-old Wanda Wethington of Russell Springs.

The two vehicles collided head-on, and Wethington was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Russell County Coroner’s Office. Entzin was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Post 15 troopers were assisted at the scene by the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Russell County Fire and EMS, the Russell County Rescue Squad, and the Russell County Coroner’s Office.

The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Weston Sullivan.

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