One injured in U.S. 68 collision

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By The Staff

A Russell Springs man was injured Thursday, Feb. 21 after his vehicle slid off the roadway and struck a culvert.

According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Irvin Arnet Jr., 41, was traveling westbound on U.S. 68 at 12:16 p.m.

The report states Arnet was driving in rain that froze, causing the roadway to become slick.

Arnet's 1996 Ford Crown Victoria slid off the roadway, down a deep gully and came to rest on a culvert.

He was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel with back pain. He was treated and released. TRH lists Arnet's name as Arnett Junior Irvin.