TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Injury Crash on Hwy 359 in Union County, KY
Date of News Release: 06/19/2006
(Henderson, KY) - Nicholas Hancock was traveling Northbound on Hwy 359 on an ATV. Melvin Smith was also travelling Northbound on Hwy 359 behind Nicholas Hancock. Nicholas Hancock motioned for Melvin Smith to pass him and when he went to pass him, Nicholas Hancock turned left in front of Melvin Smith toward Walley Clements Road striking the front of Melvin Smith's vehicle. Nicholas Hancock was ejected from ATV and he was transported by ambulance to Union County Hospital where he is being treated for severe injuries. Melvin Smith refused medical treatment.