TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on Western Kentucky Parkway
Date of News Release: 08/01/2007
(Madisonville, KY) - Stanley R. Shinn was driving a 1991 Mack Dump truck and was traveling eastbound on the Western KY Parkway when the left front tire of the vehicle blew out. Mr. Shinn attempted to regain control of the vehicle. The load content of the vehicle shifted, causing the vehicle to veer to the left side of the roadway. The vehicle overturned onto it's left side into the median. Mr. Shinn was transported to RMC ER by MedCenter EMS for treatment of minor injuries. The Western KY Parkway eastbound was reduced to one lane for approximately 2 hrs. The KY State Police was assisted at the scene by MedCenter EMS, South Hopkins Fire Dept, and the State Hwy Dept.