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Fatal Crash on Highway 58 in Hickman County

Date of News Release: 05/20/2007

(Mayfield, KY.) - Joshua W. Smith was traveling on Highway 58 (Mayfield Road) in Hickman County at a high rate of speed. Joshua W. Smith failed to negotiate a curve and traveled up an embankment sideswiping a tree and became airborne for 51 feet before coming to rest against another tree. Joshua W. Smith had to be extricated from the vehicle by Hickman County Fire & Rescue and Hickman County EMS. The Hickman County Coroner pronounced him dead at the scene. The Hickman County Sheriff, Rescue, and EMS assisted KSP. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Brad Ramsey

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