In April 23 Issue
A Russell County 911 Dispatcher was killed in a late night auto wreck on Tuesday.
The Kentucky State Police are investigating the crash that occurred on KY1729 at the Adair County-Russell County line.
At approximately 10:45 p.m., Tammy M. Parke, 37, of Columbia was traveling south on KY1729 in a 1995 Ford Explorer when she lost control of the vehicle exiting a curve. Parke left the roadway, struck an earth embankment, and overturned.
Parke was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair county coroner. Parke was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision. Trooper Dewayne Holder is the investigating officer.
Also assisting at the scene were the Adair County Sheriff’s Office, Adair County Fire and Rescue, and Adair County EMS.