State police investigate fatal crash in Lincoln

Published 4:52 pm Friday, September 22, 2017


STANFORD – State police are investigating a crash involving two cars Friday morning that resulted in the death of one woman.

According to Kentucky State Police, 38-year-old Angela M. Peters, of Danville, died as a result of her injuries and was pronounced dead by the Lincoln County Coroner at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford.

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It was just before 9 a.m. Friday when state police were contacted in reference to the collision.

According to the investigation, 24-year-old Jerry L. Day, of Stanford, was traveling west on Hwy. 78 in a 2004 Chevrolet Pickup truck when he pulled into the oncoming lane of traffic as he passed a vehicle turning onto Elliot Brother Road.

Day collided head-on with a 2015 Buick passenger car driven by Peters.

Day was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Kentucky State Police press release.

KSP CVE Officer Matt Hutti and Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Ken Bradley are overseeing the ongoing investigation.