Kentucky State Police Post 15 was called to a fatal automobile accident on Millerfield Road Saturday morning.
According to a State Police Post 15 spokesperson, Frankie Chumbley was operating a Jeep eastbound near the 1800 block of Millerfield Road on the Adair County side at about 11 Saturday morning when the vehicle dropped off the side of the roadway, then overcorrected and overturned.
Frankie Chumbley was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Adair County Coroner’s Office, and her husband, Dennis Chumbley, was transported to Russell County Hospital and then flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Trooper Trevor High with Kentucky State Police Post 15 is the investigating officer. The Adair County Sheriff’s Office, Columbia-Adair County EMS, and the Columbia Police Department assisted at the scene.