TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on US 431 in Beechmont, KY
Date of News Release: 04/11/2006
Beechmont, KY (Muhlenberg County) - Robert May age 45 of Providence, KY was operating a 1991 Toyota Celica southbound on US 431. Irene Carter age 72 of Drakesboro, KY was operating a 2003 Ford Taurus northbound on US 431. Mr. May was eating and looked away from the roadway. His vehicle crossed the centerline and sideswiped Mrs. Carter's vehicle. Mrs. Carter was transported by ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Mr. May sustained minor injuries, but refused to be transported. Both subjects were wearing seatbelts. Tpr. Jerrod Hearld investigated the crash that occurred on April 11, 2006 at 1:40 p.m. Tpr. Nathan Knight, Tpr. Jerry Knight, the Beechmont Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.