TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash on US 45 and Lawn Road in Graves County
Date of News Release: 05/18/2007
(Mayfield, KY.) - Alice Faye Barnett was traveling South on U.S. 45 when for unknown reasons, she dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway. Ms. Barnett overcorrected, crossed over into the northbound land and struck a vehicle driven by Ronald White head-on. Ms. Barnett, who received multiple injuries, was transported to Lourdes Hospital and then transferred by air-ambulance to Vanderbilt Hospital. Mr. White was not injured. Both drivers were wearing a seatbelt. The roadway was closed for over an hour while the scene was being cleared. The Mayfield Police Department and Graves County Fire and Rescue assisted state police at the scene. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Joe Gregory.