TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Fatal Crash on KY 1489 in Trigg County
Date of News Release: 05/19/2007
(Mayfield, KY.) - Donald M. Maycan was west bound on KY1489 approaching stop sign at intersection with KY918 (Lake Barkley State Park Road). Richard A. Settle was east bound on KY1489 preparing to cross intersection with the right of way. Mr. Maycan failed to stop at stop sign, and crossed into the path of Mr. Settle's vehicle . Mr. Settle's vehicle struck Mr. Maycan's vehicle in the driver side door, causing the door to open. Mr. Maycan was not restrained and was ejected onto the roadway and subsequently run over by Mr. Settle's boat-in-tow. Intersection of KY1489 and KY918 was closed and traffic rerouted for approximately 2 hours as scene was investigated.
Donald M. Maycan succumbed to his injuries of this crash. Mr. Settle's passenger, Kimberly Kie, was injured in the crash.