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KSP investigating injury collision in Lyon County

Failure to yield right of way cited as factor in collision. Three taken to hospitals for treatment of injuries.
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By Senior Trooper Jody Cash, Public Information Officer
KSP Post 1, Mayfield,KY

EDDYVILLE, KY (7 Nov 2017) - KY State Police are investigating a Monday afternoon vehicle collision which injured three people. At approximately 3:45pmCT, KSP Troopers responded to US Highway 62 near the intersection of Interstate 69 for a two vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation has shown Fred D. Meeks, age 62, of Flint, MI, was attempting to turn his 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche from a driveway onto Highway 62 immediately prior to the collision. Maryline F. Mead, age 68, of Kuttawa, KY, was driving her 2003 Ford F150 westbound on Highway 62 immediately prior to the collision. Mr. Meeks failed to yield right of way to Ms. Mead's vehicle and the two vehicles collided.

Fred D. Meeks was transported by ambulance to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries received during the collision. Maryline F. Mead and a passenger in her vehicle, Alexander J. Hueber, age 21, of Evansville, Indiana were transported by ambulance to Baptist Health Paducah for treatment of non-life threatening injuries received during the collision.

KSP was assisted at the scene by Eddyville Police, Eddyville Fire Department, Kuttawa Fire Department, Lyon County Rescue, and Lyon County Ambulance Service.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Nathaniel Day. Anyone with information is asked to contact the KY State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.

This story was posted on 2017-11-07 04:21:04
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