TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on KY 85 in Hopkins County, KY
Date of News Release: 03/14/2006
(Hopkins County, KY) - Mr. John York age 44 of Madisonville, KY was traveling westbound on KY 85 when he entered loose gravel on the shoulder of the roadway. Mr. York's vehicle slid approximately 194 feet, crossed the eastbound lane, and entered a ditch. The vehicle struck the opposite side of the ditch and rolled over. The vehicle traveled approximately 90 feet rolling 2 times and struck a bank of mailboxes coming to final rest upside down facing east. Mr. York was transported to Regional Medical Center where he was cited to court for DUI 1st, Open Alcoholic Beverage Container, Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance.