TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash on KY 97 in Graves County, KY
Date of News Release: 05/11/2006
(Graves County, KY) Zakowicz was attempting to pull from Greg Drive onto KY. 97. McClure was traveling South on KY. 97 and Meade was traveling North on KY. 97. Zakowicz failed to see McClure approaching and pulled into her path of travel. Zakowicz struck McClure in the right rear of the vehicle, which caused her to loose control. McClure's vehicle started rotating counterclockwise and then crossed over into the northbound lane where she was struck on the passenger door by the southbound Meade vehicle. Zakowicz and Meade were wearing their seatbelts and were not injured. McClure, who was not wearing her seatbelt, was trapped in the vehicle and was extricated by the fire department. McClure was transported to Jackson Purchase Medical Center and treated for multiple injuries. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Jay Thomas.