Times Journal

Posted January 30, 2013 at 3:53 pm

A Jamestown woman was killed Monday afternoon, January 21, in a three-car collision in Columbia and three others were injured, including the mother of the deceased, according to Kentucky State Police.

The wreck happened at 1:38 p.m. on KY 61 and the Columbia bypass, state police said.

Glenda Downey, 44, of Jamestown, was driving a 1993 Oldsmobile, traveling south on the Columbia bypass when she failed to stop at a red light, according to state police.

She struck a 1995 Chevrolet being driven by 59-year-old Ronald Gibson of Columbia. Gibson was traveling west on Burkesville Street; his vehicle then struck a 1996 Chevrolet that was traveling east on Burkesville Street.

That vehicle was being driven by 59-year-old Cynthia Harvey of Columbia.

All drivers were wearing seat belts.

Glenda Downey was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair County Coroner, according to state police. Gibson and Harvey were transported to Westlake Hospital in Columbia where they were treated and later released.

A passenger in the Downey vehicle, 79-year-old Mary Huff of Russell Springs, was belted and flown to University of Kentucky Medical Center and was listed in stable condition.

Trooper Logan Richardson investigated the wreck.