Deadly Accident in Casey County Sunday

A single-vehicle collision resulted in one fatality in neighboring Casey County on Sunday, according to the Kentucky State Police.

Trooper Jake Harper is investigating the wreck that occurred September 8th at approximately 6:52 AM eastern time, three miles north of Jacktown on KY 243.  Ashley Coulter, age 33, of Bardstown, was operating a 2008 Nissan Altima northbound on KY 243 when she ran off the right shoulder of the roadway, overcorrected, and struck a tree.

Coulter was not belted and was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Casey County Coroner. Trooper Harper was assisted at the scene by additional members of the Kentucky State Police, Casey County Sheriff’s Department, Casey County Fire, EMS and Rescue.

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