Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Injury Crash on KY 740 in Larue County
Date of News Release: 11/07/2006
(Elizabethtown, KY) - Eli Riggs was traveling northbound on KY 470 when he went around a curve on wet pavement and left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Mr. Riggs was trapped in the vehicle and was removed with the assistance of the Larue County Fire Department and the Jaws of Life. Mr. Riggs was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Investigation is being conducted by Trooper Sam Shacklette.