TV station reports fatal accident at Johnson/Martin
Johnson Co., KY (WYMT) One man is dead and a teenager is in the hospital following a crash near the Johnson-Martin County line.
Troopers received the call a little after 5:00 this morning.
During the investigation they discovered that a red Grand Am was driving southbound on Route 3 in Johnson County when it hit a truck going northbound.
That’s when 19-year old Megan Neidlinger hit 34 year old Randall Powers.
The crash caused powers Ford Ranger to go over the guard rail and seven feet down an embankment.
Powers was pronounced dead on the scene and Neidlinger was taken to Highlands Hospital, she was later air-lifted to a different hospital.
“When the operator of that vehicle apparently lost control it crossed from the southbound lanes crossed the level median over into the northbound lanes of route three” says Kentucky State Police Trooper Bryan Laynes.
Troopers say the driver of the red Grand Am did not have a license but did have a permit.