Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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May 12, 2013

11:20 MORNING UPDATE: Tompkinsville man killed in Burkesville Road crash

GLASGOW — Keith Alan Clark, 20, was eastbound on Burkesville Road when he lost control of his 1996 Pontiac passenger car on the wet roadway. Clark's vehicle went into the westbound lane of travel and struck a minivan driven by Sarah Dawn Taylor, 31, of Tompkinsville head on.

Taylor and passengers were taken to T.J. Samson Community Hospital. Taylor was later taken to University of Vanderbilt Hospital by ambulance. Larry Joe Fish, 65, was transferred to Vanderbilt as well by helicopter. Dillon Taylor, 7, and Makayla Taylor, 9, were treated and released from the local hospital.

Joe Kelly Fish, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene by Barren County Coroner Mike Swift.

The investigation suggestsall were wearing seat belts except the deceased. The investigation is ongoing. Alcohol or drugs doesn’t appear to be a factor in the accident.

Barren County Sheriff's Office investigated the crash with assistance from Barren Metcalfe EMS, Monroe County EMS, Summer Shade VFD, and the Barren County Coroner’s Office.

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