June 7, 2017

from the office of

Russell County Sheriff Clete McAninch

A two-vehicle collision just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
(June 6th) in the Salem community sent two persons to
the Russell County Hospital emergency room.

Deputy Nathan Ginn’s preliminary investigation determined
that Shauntell Jayme, 26, of Columbia, was operating a KIA
Soul, attempting to turn right from KY 76 onto KY 910,
pulling into the path of a westbound Suzuki Samurai being
driven by Owen George, 19, of Russell Springs, resulting in
George’s vehicle striking Jayme’s vehicle in the driver’s side.
George’s vehicle then rolled onto its side.

Jayme and George were both transported by Russell County
EMS to the Russell County Hospital for treatment of various

Deputy Ginn was assisted by KSP Trooper Mike Woodrum.