TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury ATV Crash on Niles Road in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 05/29/2007
(Madisonville, KY) - Mr. Walter A. Fulcher Jr. was operating his ATV on KY 109 when Deputy Mark Gentry attempted to conduct a traffic stop on him. Mr. Fulcher fled the stop and proceeded west on Niles Road. After negotiating a few curves, Mr. Fulcher lost control of his ATV and went off of the north side of the roadway. Upon leaving the roadway, Mr. Fulcher struck a tree and was ejected from the vehicle. The accident investigation is being conducted by the Kentucky State Police at the request of the Hopkins County Sheriff.