Two people, including a Kentucky State Police officer, were injured in a crash on Ky. Highway 3041 in Corbin Wednesday.
Officer Wendell Hunter was attempting to a turn from the shoulder to execute a traffic stop near the entrance of Phillips Tree Service on the Corbin Bypass when he collided with a 2001 Honda Odyssey van around 3 p.m., according to a release from KSP. Police said the van was speeding.
Hunter and the van’s driver, Amanda Smith-Ball, 27, of Annville, were taken to Baptist Health in Corbin, where they were treated and released with minor injuries. Both vehicles sustained severe damage and were towed from the scene, police said.
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Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as a factor in the crash.