TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on the Edward T. Breathitt Parkway in Hopkinsville, KY
Date of News Release: 04/12/2006
Hopkinsville, KY (Christian County) - On April 12, 2006 at approximately 1:26 a.m., Dennis A. Wright age 48 of Evansville, IN was operating a 1994 Chrysler southbound on the Edward T. Breathitt Parkway when for an unknown reason, the vehicle crossed the median and struck a culvert. The vehicle became airborne and overturned while crossing the northbound lanes. The vehicle came to rest lying on the passenger side against a guardrail. The Christian County Rescue Squad extricated Mr. Dennis from the vehicle. Mr. Dennis was then transported by ambulance to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment. It is not known if Mr. Dennis was wearing a seatbelt. The crash remains under investigation by Tpr. Shane Fowler. The Christian County Sheriff's Department, Hopkinsville-Christian County Ambulance Service and the Christian County Rescue Squad assisted at the scene.