Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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Injury Crash on KY 290 in Jackson County
Date of News Release: 09/14/2006
(RICHMOND, KY) - Gavin Mayes was traveling North on KY 290 when his vehicle began to skid. Mr. Mayes overcorrected his vehicle and crossed into the southbound lane of travel. Mr. Mayes then struck an embankment and overturned. Mr. Mayes and passenger (Lacy S. Stalnaker) were both transported by Jackson Co. EMS to Marymount Hospital in London for treatment. The investigating trooper was assisted at the scene by the Pond Creek Fire Department. Drugs or alcohol are not suspected in the collision. Both occupants were wearing seat belts.