On Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, the Adair County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle injury incident four miles south on Ky. Hwy. 55 S. Upon Deputy’s arrival, a preliminary investigation determined Cheri Shepherd, 58, of Jamestown was traveling south in a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt.
Arlis Kearns, 81, of Columbia was traveling east on Old Gelnsfork Rd.
Kearns stopped at the intersection of Ky. Hwy. 55 S and Old Glensfork Rd. Kearns then attempted a left hand turn onto Hwy. 55 S and traveled into the path of Shepherd.
The collision caused Shepherd’s vehicle to flip numerous times before coming to rest upright.
Kearns was treated and released on scene.
Shepherd was transported by Adair County EMS to TJ Health Columbia for her injuries.
Deputy Derek Padgett is the investigating officer and was assisted on scene by Sheriff Josh Brockman, Deputy Jason Camfield, Adair County EMS and the Adair County Fire Department.
Submitted by Sheriff Josh Brockman