TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on KY 112 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 10/17/2006
(Hopkins County) - Mr. William Ruddell was traveling northbound on KY 112 a deer entering into his path. He swerved in an attempt to avoid the deer, and struck a guardrail instead. The impact caused a tire to break away from the rim. Mr. Ruddell lost control of the vehicle and it left the roadway. It went down an embankment and came to a final rest in a creek. Mr. Ruddell was transported to Regional Medical Center in Madisonville for treatment of minor injuries.