News Release

For Other Kentucky Government Sites Visit:
Click here to visit Kentucky.gov, the Official State Government Site for the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Media / For More Information Contact:
TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
(270) 856-3721
Click here to e-mail TFC Jay Thomas

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

Last Update: