CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (November 8, 2023) – On November 8, 2023 at approximately 2:02 P.M. EST, Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 15 Troopers responded to a two-vehicle injury collision on Lebanon Avenue, near Miller Park, in the city limits of Campbellsville.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Janet Burton, age 84 of Campbellsville, was traveling north on Lebanon Avenue in a 2005 Toyota Solara when she crossed the centerline of the roadway and entered the southbound lane of travel. Ms. Burton then collided with a 2017 Infiniti QX50 traveling south on Lebanon Avenue. The Infiniti QX50 was operated by Janis Atwood, age 60 of Campbellsville.
Ms. Burton was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Taylor County Coroner. Ms. Atwood was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital with serious injuries.
KSP Post 15 Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Campbellsville Police Department, Taylor County Sheriff's Office, Campbellsville Fire and EMS, Campbellsville Rescue Squad, and Taylor County Coroner. The collision remains under investigation by Senior Trooper Weston Sullivan.