TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on Western Kentucky Parkway in Central City, KY
Date of News Release: 09/04/2007
Central City, KY (Muhlenberg County) - Robert Spradlin age 72 of Louisville, KY was operating a 2001 Ford F 550 truck westbound on the Western Kentucky Parkway when it appears that he fell asleep. The vehicle struck a guardrail and continued westbound. The vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and traveled up an embankment. It then struck a tree before coming to rest. Mr. Spradlin was transported by ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment. He was wearing a seatbelt. Tpr. Nathan Knight investigated the crash that occurred on September 4, 2007 at 12:00 p.m. The Central City Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.