TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Fatal Crash on KY 58 in Hickman County
Date of News Release: 01/13/2007
(HICKORY, KY.) - Bobby Johnson was traveling eastbound on KY 58 east approximately 1 mile east of Fulgham, when the vehicle left the roadway for no apparent reason. The vehicle traveled through a ditch on the right side of KY 58 east before coming to final rest. While traveling through the ditch, the vehicle struck a culvert.
Due to the vehicle colliding with the culvert, the driver's side door came open. Mr. Johnson, was subsequently ejected from the vehicle and the rear tires of the vehicle ran over him. Autopsy was requested by Trooper Nall to determine if the cause of the accident was medically related, and the Hickman County Coroner's Office granted the request.
Trooper Nall was assisted on scene by the Hickman County Sheriffs Office, Hickman County EMS, Hickman County Coroner's Office, Hickman County Fire & Rescue, and Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement.
The investigation continues by Trooper Kyle Nall with the Kentucky State Police.