Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle collision that resulted in a fatality Wednesday on KY 738, four miles west of Albany around 7:36 a.m. CT.
Preliminary investigations indicate that 16 year-old Breonna Groce of Albany was operating a 1997 Chevrolet traveling east on KY 738 when she dropped off the right side of the road. Groce overcorrected crossing the roadway where she ran off the left side striking a fence. The vehicle overturned and rolled multiple times, causing Groce whom was unrestrained to be ejected from the vehicle. Groce was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clinton County Coroner.
Sgt. Randall Honeycutt is investigating and was assisted on scene by units from Post 15 Columbia, Albany Police, Clinton County EMS, Fire and Sheriff’s Department.
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