TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash Involving Motorcycles on Highway 62
Date of News Release: 10/29/2006
(Lyon County, KY) - Terry and Deloris Peariso were traveling on Hwy 62 West in Kuttawa when Mr. Peariso struck a deer. Mrs. Peariso was following Mr. Peariso and was unable to avoid striking the deer in the roadway as well. After impact, both motorcycles fell over on their sides and began to skid. They came to a final rest at Hwy 62 and Lake Shore Drive. Both victims were flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Lyon County EMS, Eddyville Fire Department, Kuttawa Fire Department, Phi Air Medical and Air Evac. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Daniel Jones.