TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash on KY 80 in Graves County
Date of News Release: 06/13/2007
(Mayfield, KY) - Charlie Handley was eastbound on KY 80 near Mayfield. The buggy, which had seven occupants, was also eastbound traveling ahead of Handley. The Handley vehicle crested a hill and noticed he was closing on the slower moving buggy. Handley applied his brakes and steered to the left to attempt to avoid a collision but struck the buggy in the left rear, ejecting two passengers from the buggy, Lavern and Elizabeth Wagler. All occupants of the buggy were transported to Jackson Purchase Medical Center where they were all treated for minor injuries and released. Mr. Handley was not injured.