Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A Barren County woman has died as a result of a Barren County crash, according to Kentucky State Police.
According to a KSP press release, on Friday, February 28th at approximately 2:00 p.m. troopers responded to a possible fatal collision in the Austin community of Barren County. Trooper Michael Waggener along with other KSP personnel responded to the scene.
KSP reported that that Tammy Gosnell (57) of Austin, Ky was operating a 2019 Jeep Cherokee traveling north on Austin Tracy Road, and that Zayne Barnhardt (18) of Fountain Run was operating a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro, also north bound on Austin Tracy road in front of Gosnell's vehicle.
According to the release, Gosnell's vehicle struck the rear of Barnhardt's vehicle causing Barnhardt to enter in to the southbound lane. Gosnell reportedly passed Barnhardt, striking the passenger side of his vehicle. Gosnell continued northbound traveling approximately one mile before crossing the center dividing line and striking a gooseneck trailer. The trailer was connected to a 1995 Dodge pickup being operated by David Stinson (62) of Scottsville, which was traveling southbound on Austin Tracy Road, the press release said.
Tammy Gosnell was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision by the Barren County Coroner. Cassandra Barnhardt (37) of Fountain Run, a passenger in the Chevrolet Camaro was transported to TJ Samson ER where she was treated and released.
The investigation continues and is being led by Trooper Michael Waggener. He was assisted on the scene by the Barren County Sheriff's Department, Barren County Coroner, Barren/Metcalfe EMS, Austin Tracy Fire Department and KSP personnel.