TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
Click here to e-mail TFC Stu Recke
Fatal Crash on Grapevine Road in Hopkins County, KY
Date of News Release: 06/02/2006
(Madisonville, KY) - Mr. Daniel Morseman was operating a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier southbound on Grapevine Road when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway, then entered a ditch and overturned ejecting Ms. Christy Boyd. The vehicle came to final rest upright. Mr. Morseman was observed climbing out of the driver's side of the vehicle at the collision scene. Mr. Morseman then reentered the vehicle and fled from the scene to a friend's home. Mr. Morseman entered his friend's residence, stated that he had been involved in a collision, and collapsed inside the residence. Mr. Morseman was transported to Regional Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries. Once released from the hospital Mr. Morseman was taken into custody and transported to the Hopkins County Jail. Ms. Boyd succumbed to her injuries at the scene and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Hopkins County Coroner.