TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on KY 1163 in Beechmont, KY
Date of News Release: 06/04/2007
Beechmont, KY (Muhlenberg County) - Keva Garrett age 39 of Greenville, KY was operating a 1999 Ford Explorer southbound on KY 1163 when she lost control of the vehicle and exited off the right shoulder of the roadway. Ms. Garrett attempted to steer back onto the road, but overcorrected causing the SUV to overturn. The vehicle exited off the left shoulder of the roadway and overturned again before coming to rest in a ditch. One passenger, Payton Gretchell, was ejected. She was flown to Vanderbilt for treatment. Ms. Garrett and the other passengers were transported by ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment. Tpr. Timmy Jewell investigated the crash that occurred on June 3, 2007 at 5:20 p.m. Tpr. Lloyd Ray, the Beechmont Volunteer Fire Department, Muhlenberg County EMS and Air Evac of Hopkinsville assisted at the scene.