TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
Click here to e-mail TFC Jay Thomas
Injury Crash on US 45 in Graves County, KY
Date of News Release: 04/19/2006
(Graves County, KY) - Matthew Jones was traveling South on U.S. 45, 5 miles North of Mayfield when he apparently fell asleep while driving. Mr. Jones was operating a 2000 Peterbilt owned by Federal Materials Concrete Inc. of Paducah. The vehicle drifted off the right side of the road, rotated clockwise and overturned before coming to rest on it's side. Mr. Jones, who was wearing his seatbelt, was transported to Lourdes Hospital where he was treated for neck and back injuries and released. Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement assisted state police at the scene. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Jones.