According to Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck, on September the 10 th , 2020, at 2:50 P.M., Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a fatal collision approximately 15 miles east of Somerset on East Highway 80.
Upon arrival at the scene, Deputies learned that Penny Brown, age 42 of Carrollton, KY, had been operating a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban east bound on East Highway 80 when she lost control of her vehicle and crossed the center line into the west bound lane. Ms. Brown’s vehicle then struck a 2017 Jeep Cherokee, which was being operated by Michael Duvall, age 62 of Elizabethtown head on.
Ms. Brown was extricated from her vehicle by members of the Pulaski County Rescue Squad and pronounced deceased a short time later by the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office. A short time later, Mr. Duvall was also pronounced deceased by the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office.
A passenger in Duvall’s vehicle, Rholda Duvall, age 50 of Elizabethtown, was treated at the scene by the Somerset/Pulaski EMS and then air lifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center by Air Methods.
The collision remains under investigation by Deputy Dan Pevley with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Division. Sheriff’s units were assisted at the scene by Somerset/Pulaski EMS, the Kentucky State Police, Shopville Stab Fire Department, Air Methods and the Pulaski County Rescue Squad.