TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash on US 68 in Trigg County
Date of News Release: 12/22/2006
(Trigg County) - Lamont D. Crump was traveling west on US 68. Christopher K. Wright had just exited eastbound Interstate 24 and had made a left turn onto eastbound US 68. Mr. Crump's vehicle collided with the trailer portion of Mr. Wright's vehicle then it left the right side of the road and came to rest after striking a tree.
Mr. Crump was transported to Trigg County Hospital and later flown to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Mr. Wright was not injured.
Trooper Winters was assisted on the scene by the Trigg County Sheriff's Office, Trigg County EMS, Trigg County Rescue, and the Cadiz Police Department.
The investigation is continuing by Trooper Winters.