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Fatal Crash on Pleasant Hill Drive in Calloway County

Date of News Release: 05/30/2007

(Mayfield, KY) - James L Noles was eastbound on Pleasant Hill Drive when for an unknown reason his vehicle left the northside of the roadway traveled approximately 67 feet and struck a tree. Mr. Noles' vehicle came to final rest against the tree and caught fire. Mr. James L Noles was entrapped due to the collision.

Trooper Mark Sallin and Deputy Richard Steen attempted to extinguish the flames and extricate Mr. Noles. The extrication was unsuccessful and Mr. Noles was pronounced dead on the scene by Calloway County Coroner Mike Garland.

The Investigation is continuing by Trooper Mark Sallin. Trooper Sallin was assisted on the scene by Lt Brent White, Sgt. Joey Adams, Trooper Jay Thomas, Trooper Trent Weaver, Calloway County Sheriff's Department, Murray Fire Department, Calloway County Fire and Rescue, and Murray Calloway County EMS.

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