Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Collision in Rockcastle County


Mount Vernon, KY – The Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London is investigating a fatal collision that occurred approximately 3:20 pm on Friday afternoon in Rockcastle County on Dysart Way / Old Somerset Road.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2009 Nissan Murano, operated by Stacy N. Day, 45 years old of Mount Vernon, KY, was traveling east on Dysart Way when she lost control of her vehicle. Day’s vehicle crossed the center line, and collided into a 2010 Ford Fusion that was traveling west on Dysart Way, driven by Mary A. Durham, 75 years old of Mount Vernon, KY.

As a result of the collision, Mary Durham, was extricated by the Mount Vernon Fire Department and transported by Rockcastle EMS to the Rockcastle Regional Hospital where she was pronounced deceased by the Rockcastle County Coroner.

Mary Durham’s passenger Devin J. Miller, 52 years old of Mount Vernon and Stacy Day where also transported by Rockcastle EMS to Rockcastle Regional Hospital and treated for non-life-threating injuries.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 11 Detective Dackery Larkey. He was assisted at the scene by Post 11 Personnel, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Rockcastle Sheriff’s Office, Mount Vernon Police Department, Rockcastle EMS, Mount Vernon Fire Department, and the Rockcastle County Coroner.



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