Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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September 16, 2011

UPDATE: Woman identified who died in Thursday crash

PARK CITY — UPDATE 10:35 a.m.: The female driver of the 2003 Ford Mustang involved in the collision has been identified as Nurcan Ceylan, 33, of Riverside, NJ.  The passenger in the Mustang has been identified as Samuel H. Parker, 54, of Willingboro, NJ.  Both Parker and Ceylan have recently been residing in Greensburg. Both occupants of the Mustang as well as Trooper Biven were all wearing their seatbelt. Alcohol and drug involvement are not suspected as factors in this collision, according to a release by the Kentucky State Police.

A woman died Thursday afternoon after a Kentucky State Police cruiser collided with her vehicle on U.S. 31W.

Trooper Jonathan Biven was travelling south on U.S. 31W when his cruiser crossed over the center line and hit a 2003 silver Ford Mustang head-on, according to a release by KSP. The female driver of the Mustang was flown from the scene by AirMethods to Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, where she was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.

Biven was transported to T.J. Samson Community Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, after which he was released. A passenger in the Mustang was treated on the scene.

The identity of the deceased will be released once her family has been notified, the KSP release said.

The crash occured on U.S. 31W near Old Dixie Highway just outside of Park City, at about 4 p.m. Thursday. Kentucky State Police Collision Reconstructionists are investigating the wreck, which is a normal procedure, according to Trooper Billy Gregory, KSP public affairs officer at Post 15 in Columbia. An investigation involving a state trooper follows the same process of any other investigation, he said. An internal investigation will take place as well.

Biven is the public affairs officer for KSP Post 3 in Bowling Green.

The Park City Fire Department, Barren County Sheriff’s Office and Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Services also responded to the crash scene.

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