TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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DUI Injury Collision on KY 1943 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 12/23/2007
(Lyon County) - Unit 1, driven by Jewell B Long of Marion, was traveling eastbound on KY 1943 and failed to make a sharp curve. As a result, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, crushing the cab. Mr. Long was transported to Lourdes Hospital and then airlifted to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. Due to the nature of his injuries, Mr Long was cited into court for Driving Under the Influence. Tpr Chris Smith was assisted on the scene by Lyon County Sheriff Kent Murphy, Lyon County Ambulance, Rescue Squad and Eddyville Police Department.