TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash on KY 93 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 02/20/2007
(Lyon County) - Irvin Heath was traveling North on KY. 93, 1 mile South of Lamasco. He was operating a 2001 Mack tractor hauling a load of logs. The rear tandems of the trailer ran off the right shoulder and then struck a concrete culvert causing Heath to lose control of his truck. The vehicle overturned on to its side spilling logs, completely closing the roadway. Heath, who was wearing his seatbelt, sustained minor facial injuries. The roadway was closed for approximately 3 1/2 before the debris was cleared. Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement and the Kentucky Department of Transportation assisted state police at the scene. The investigation is continuing by Trooper First Class Chris Anderson.