In April 21 Issue
A 20-year-old Russell County man was killed in an automobile crash on Sunday at 1:20 a.m., according to the Kentucky State Police.
Jerry D. Passmore, 20, was operating a 1995 Dodge four-door traveling east on McClendon Ridge Rd. approximately four miles east of Russell Springs when he ran off the left side of the road, traveled through a field and struck a parked van at a residence, according to authorities.
Passmore, who was not belted, was pronounced dead at the scene by Russell County coroner Larry Skaggs.
In addition to the coroner, State Police Trooper Adam Likins was assisted at the scene by Russell County EMS and the Russell County Sheriff's Office.
The collision continues to be under investigation by Trooper Likins.