Bracken teen killed in crash

2012-10-02T13:37:00Z 2012-10-04T11:22:48Z Bracken teen killed in crashWENDY MITCHELL Ledger Independent
October 02, 2012 1:37 pm  • 

BROOKSVILLE | Bracken County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident, which occurred Monday in the Frogtown area of Bracken County.

According to Bracken County Sheriff Howard Niemeier, at 4:15 p.m. BCSO was called to the scene of a fatal accident at 2663 Brooksville Germantown Road, Kentucky 10, Brooksville.

The operator of an eastbound 2001 Chevrolet passenger vehicle apparently lost control of his car on the rain slick road and traveled into the path of a United Parcel Service truck, driven by Donnie Stitt, which was westbound on Kentucky 10.

Niemeier declined to identify the eastbound driver because his age, he said.

The driver was later identified as Ryan Monahon, a 16-year-old member of the Bracken County High School Class of 2014.

Monahon's car was struck in the passenger’s side door and spun around into a garage on the north side of the road.

Both drivers were taken to Meadowview Regional Medical Center by Bracken County EMS, Niemeier said.

Monahon was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Stitt was treated at the hospital and later released.

No other information is being released at this time, Niemeier said.

Monahon is the son of Rusty and Sherry Monahon of Germantown.

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