TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal Crash Involving an ATV
Date of News Release: 03/20/2006
Fairview, KY (Todd County) - Casey R. Wilson age 14 of Elkton, KY was operating a 2003 Suzuki ATV westbound on West Jefferson Davis Highway. Dylan Wilson age 12 of Elkton, KY was a passenger on the 2003 Suzuki ATV. Joe T. Wilson Jr. age 15 of Hopkinsville, KY was operating a Yamaha ATV westbound on West Jefferson Davis Highway in front of Casey Wilson. Kyle P. Gibbs age 14 of Hopkinsville, KY was a passenger on the Yamaha ATV. Unit 1 struck unit 2 in the rear causing all four subjects to be thrown from the ATV's. Casey Wilson was transported by ambulance to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries at approximately 7:11 p.m. Dylan Wilson was transported by Air Evac to the Vanderbilt Medical Center. Joe Wilson was transported by Lifeflight to the Vanderbilt Medical Center. Kyle Gibbs was transported by a private vehicle to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center. The condition of the other three subjects is not known at the present time. None of the four subjects were wearing helmets. Tpr. Steve Silfies is investigating the crash that occurred on March 19, 2006 at 6:39 p.m. Tpr. Shane Fowler, Tpr. Lee Dennison, Todd County Sheriff's Department, Todd County EMS, Todd County Rescue Squad, Lifeflight and Air Evac assisted at the scene.