K-9 Deputy Josh Durbin and Deputy Derek Padgett were dispatched and upon arrival located a pickup truck that had left the road and overturned.
Preliminary investigation shows that Nikolas Heino of Texas was operating a 2008 Ford truck traveling toward Columbia on KY 55 south. Heino lost control of his vehicle leaving roadway and overturning on the right side of highway.
Heino and his passenger Laura Holland was treated on scene by Adair EMS and transferred to TJ Health of Columbia. Heino was later transferred Out to university of Louisville.
Deputy Durbin is continuing the investigation and criminal charges are pending as alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor. The Sheriffs Office was assisted by Adair EMS and Columbia Adair County Fire Department.
Sheriff Josh Brockman
Adair County Sheriff’s Office