Henderson Police Officer involved in accident

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) - A Henderson Police Officer was involved in an accident on Wednesday in Henderson County.

It happened shortly before noon in the 8400 block of US Highway 41 South.

State Police say Officer Leslie Blanford was headed north on US Highway 41 South.

Officer Blanford was driving slowly because she was following a piece of farm equipment.

Troopers say 35-year-old Larry Robinson was behind Blanford on Highway 41 when he failed to notice she had reduced her speed and hit the rear of her police cruiser.

Robinson was taken by ambulance to Methodist Hospital in Henderson for possible neck injuries.

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