Muhlenberg Co. Fatal Accident

An accident in Muhlenberg County takes the life of a teenage girl.

According to Kentucky State Police, 16-year-old Erika N. Ford of Beech Creek was traveling Westbound on Kentucky 246 around 8:30 AM this morning when her vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the road. Ford attempted to regain control of her vehicle, overcorrected and then struck a tree.

Ford was pronounced dead at the scene by the Muhlenberg County Coroner’s Office.