Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

June 4, 2013

9:01 EVENING UPDATE: Collision on Veterans Outer Loop results in fatality

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times


A Horse Cave woman died Tuesday at the scene of a collision on Veterans Outer Loop at Franks Mill Road in Glasgow, according to a Kentucky State Police press release.

At approximately 2:25 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to the two-vehicle wreck at the intersection, and the press release states that, according to Trooper Lonnie Hodges, Kathy Cross, 46, was operating a 1992 Dodge Spirit westbound on Franks Mill Road when she attempted to cross Veterans Outer Loop. Cross’ vehicle crossed into the path of a 2006 Kenworth dump truck operated by Ronnie Shirley, 43, of Glasgow that was traveling southbound on the loop, according to the press release.

Upon impact, Cross was ejected from her vehicle and she was pronounced dead at the scene by the Barren County coroner's office; she was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the collision, according to the statement.

Shirley was uninjured, according to the statement.

The ongoing investigation is being led by Trooper Lonnie Hodges.