TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on KY 139 in Princeton, KY
Date of News Release: 10/19/2006
Princeton, KY (Caldwell County) - Steven W. Barnett, age 20 of Fredonia, KY, was operating a 1997 Chrysler Concorde northbound on KY 139 when a deer proceeded to cross the roadway. Mr. Barnett swerved to avoid the deer. His vehicle slid horizontally along the shoulder of the roadway and rolled once before landing upright. Mr. Barnett was transported by ambulance to the Caldwell County Hospital for treatment. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Tpr. Matthew Foster investigated the crash that occurred on October 19, 2006 at 6:45 p.m. Caldwell County Fire & Rescue and Caldwell County EMS assisted at the scene.