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HENDERSON, Ky. (7/18/18) — A Henderson woman faces charges following a Tuesday evening incident off Trigg Turner Road in Smith Mills. The driver and two passengers were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Henderson County Sheriff’s Office reported Sandra Chandler, 35 of Henderson, was driving a 2002 Mercedes Benz west, when the vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole before landing in a cornfiled. Chandler was accompanied by Teresa McLaughlin, 54 of Corydon and a juvenile. 

All three involved in the accident were taken to Methodist Hospital for treatment of injuries, HCSO reported.

According to the news release, deputies determined Chandler was under the influence of alcohol and told deputies she was texting at the time of the collision. 

Chandler was charged with DUI (aggravated), second-degree wanton endangerment, communication device violation, careless driving and open alcohol beverage container in a vehicle.

Nick Risley
SurfKy News Reporter 

 

 

HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (7/17/18) — Two women were taken to the hospital after the vehicle they were in careened off the road into a cornfield. One of the crash victims was said to be in critical condition.

The car clipped a utility pole off Trigg Turner Road near Smith Mills shortly after 5:30 p.m. today, breaking it in half. The cause of the accident is unknown.

Smith Mills Fire Department, Henderson City/County Rescue Squad, Henderson County Sheriff's Office and Henderson EMS responded to the single-vehicle incident. 

Kenergy also responded to the scene for utility repair.

Nick Risley
SurfKY News Reporter

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