Clermont – On December 14, 2010, at 5:43 pm Eastern time, Kentucky State Police Post 04 was called to the scene of a fatal accident on KY-245, approximately 2 miles south of Clermont.
It has been determined that a 2003 Ford Econoline van, operated by Mary R Cloyd (age 27 of Bardstown, KY), was traveling north on KY-245, when, for unknown reason, the vehicle traveled off of the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail.
The vehicle then reentered the roadway and a struck a southbound 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, operated by Brooklyn C Hartman (age 27 of Bardstown, KY), head-on. Brooklyn Hartman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Bullitt County Coroner’s Office.
Mary Cloyd suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, and was transported to University of Louisville Hospital by Air Methods Air Ambulance.
The investigation into this accident is ongoing.