Falmouth, KY Head On Collision, Aug 1996


Falmouth, Ky. (AP) - Seven people were killed in a two-vehicle crash last night near Falmouth, in Northern Kentucky.
The accident occurred about 6:35 p.m. EDT when a vehicle heading south on U.S. 27 crossed the center line and hit a northbound vehicle, state police said.
The vehicle that crossed into the other lane was carrying five people, the other was carrying two people. All seven were pronounced dead at the scene, state police at the Dry Ridge post said.
Authorities identified six of the victims. Riding in the northbound vehicle were 69-year-old KEITH FISHER, the driver, and his wife, HALLIE, 67, of Falmouth, Pendleton County Coroner John Peoples said. Both were wearing seat belts.
Driving the other car was ALICE WALLACE, 26, of Falmouth, Peoples said. Her husband, ANTHONY WALLACE, 37, was sitting in the front seat holding their 5-year-old son ANTHONY. Riding in the back seat was WANDA NEVIL, 43, of Falmouth, and another person who had not yet been identified, Peoples said.
The victims died of multiple injuries, Peoples said. He said ALICE WALLACE was scheduled to undergo an autopsy.
The accident occurred three miles north of Falmouth in Pendleton County.
No other details were available last night.

The Courier-Journal Louisville Kentucky 1996-08-16