TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on US41 in Crofton, KY
Date of News Release: 10/14/2006
(Christian County) - Mr. Lyle Newsom was travelling northbound on US41 in Crofton. Mr. Floyd Cotterell was also traveling northbound on US41 behind Mr. Newsom and one other vehicle, occupied by friends of Mr. Cotterell. Mr. Newsom came to a stop in the middle of the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle directly behind Mr. Newsom, swerved to avoid making contact with his vehicle. Mr. Cotterell was unable to avoid Mr. Newsom and made contact with his rear bumper. Both vehicles came to rest facing north in the northbound lane. Mr. Cotterell was transported by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, with minor injuries.