TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on US 641 in Marion County, KY
Date of News Release: 02/09/2006
(Marion County) - Richard Hinchee was driving a 1992 Ford Pick-up and was traveling northbound on US 641, 5 miles south of Marion, KY and for an unknown reason crossed the center line striking Joel Platfoot's vehicle. Mr. Platfoot was driving a 2000 Chevy Impala and was hit head-on in the southbound lane.
Both Mr. Hinchee and Mr. Platfoot were transported to the Crittenden County Hospital and then later flown by medical helicopter to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
The accident is still under investigation.