Local News
 
The Adair County Sheriffs Office responded to the accident that occurred on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 just before 11amCT, 7 miles south of Columbia on KY 61. The preliminary investigation showed that a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck, being operated by Rondell Davidson of Burkesville, KY was attempting to overtake several vehicles. One of the vehicles was a 1997 international dump truck being operated by Kenny Chapman of Columbia, KY. Chapman was slowing down, beginning to make a left turn from KY 61 into a private drive. The Chevy truck, operated by Davidson, struck Chapman's dump truck in the driver's side area. Davidson’s vehicle then left the roadway and overturned.    
 
The Columbia-Adair County Fire Department had to use extrication equipment to enable Adair EMS to access the patient, Rondell Davidson. Chapman and Davison were treated on scene and transported to TJ Health Columbia by EMS. 
 
Sheriff Josh Brockman is investigating the collision.