TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on US 41 in Christian County
Date of News Release: 12/17/2006
Madisonville, KY - Mr. John Wayne Holt was southbound on US 41 in Mannington, KY and was driving in the northbound lane for an unknown reason. Mr. Holt struck the guardrail on the northbound side of the roadway, causing him to lose control of his vehicle. The vehicle struck an earth embankment causing it to overturn several times. The vehicle came to a final rest upside down and blocking the southbound lane of US 41. Mr. Holt was transported to RMC Hospital in Madisonville, KY where he was later flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. Trooper Gann cited Mr. Holt to court for the charges of DUI 1st aggrevated, possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine, tampering with physical evidence, possession drug paraphernalia 2nd, and possession of a controlled substance not in the proper container.