ATV Accident in Russell County

JAMESTOWN, Ky. -- Kentucky State Police is investigating a crash that happened on Tuesday at approximately 5:30 PM EDT, 16 miles south of Jamestown on KY 379.

KSP says Vyvyanne D. Ponder, 65, of Jamestown, was operating a 1987 Suzuki Quad runner ATV while traveling north on KY 379.

Troopers say the ATV dropped of the shoulder of the roadway and Ponder over-steered in an attempt to regain control causing, her to be thrown from the vehicle.

Troopers say Ponder was not wearing a helmet and was flown to University of Kentucky Hospital where she is being treated for her injuries.


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