Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Whitesburg Woman Pleads Not Guilty

{Whitesburg, Kentucky}...Shelia Renae Collins of Whitesburg pleaded not guilty to manslaughter Tuesday in Letcher County District Court after being indicted last month. Kentucky State Police say Collins was driving a 2004 Ford Mustang southbound on KY 7 near Colson at 7:35 P.M. on November 15, 2011 when she lost control of the car went over an embankment and ruptured a natural gas line. A passenger, Pamela Jo Walker, 28, of Frankfort, was pronounced dead at the scene by Letcher County Coroner Marty Baker after suffering head trauma. Toxicology reports show Collins was under the influence. Collins is expected to be back in court June 22nd.