TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Fatal Crash on US Highway 641 in Calloway County
Date of News Release: 12/05/2006
(Calloway County) - Jimmie D Armstrong was Northbound on US Highway 641 near Murray when he began to accelerate his vehicle in an attempt to not allow another motorist to pass him. Noticing that he was about to strike other Northbound traffic the driver swerved his vehicle towards the median. After striking the median the drivers 2005 Dodge truck began to roll and came to final rest after striking an embankment. The driver was transported to Murray-Calloway County Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Calloway County Sheriffs Department, Murray Police Department and Murray-Calloway County EMS assisted Kentucky State Police at the scene. Investigation continues with Tpr Donald Bowman.