Although this doesn’t directly pertain to Hart County, I found this tragic story heartbreaking and wanted to share this with my community. There’s no doubt in my mind that this family needs all of the thoughts and prayers we can muster for the loved ones left strickened with grief and sorrow from this accident. Continue reading…
On Monday morning, March 4, the Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green received a call from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department requesting assistance with an investigation of a two vehicle injury collision. The collision had occurred on Russellville Road, involving a passenger car and pickup truck, and took place near the Logan County line in the Rockfield community of Warren County. Post 3 Troopers responded to the scene.
A preliminary investigation has revealed that Jeffrey W. Cline (49) of Bowling Green, was operating a 2007 Chevrolet pickup while traveling eastbound on Russellville Road. Cline’s vehicle was towing a tandem axle trailer. Meleaha T. Duncan (36) of Russellville, was operating a 2010 Nissan Murano SUV and was also traveling eastbound on Russellville Road. Duncan’s vehicle approached from behind, striking the rear of Cline’s trailer and its contents. Upon impact, the SUV crossed both eastbound lanes entering the median, coming to final rest in the left westbound travel lane of Russellville Road. The pickup came to final rest near the right shoulder of the eastbound lane.
Duncan was transported from the scene and taken to Tristar Skyline Medical Center Hospital in Nashville for treatment of injuries sustained in the collision. She is currently listed in critical condition. Cline and a passenger refused medical treatment/transport while on scene.
He was assisted on the scene by Post 3 troopers, Medical Center EMS, Air Evac, Warren County Sheriff’s Department, and Browning Fire Department.
On Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 12:38 PM, Meleaha T. Duncan (36) of Russellville succumbed to her injuries sustained in the motor vehicle collision. She was pronounced deceased at the hospital by doctors with Tristar Skyline Medical Center. The investigation continues and is being conducted by Trooper Kevin Mayfield and Trooper Daniel Priddy with KSP Post 3.