TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal Collision on KY 2132 in Crittenden County
Date of News Release: 12/02/2007
(Crittenden County, KY) - Gary Eanes was operating a 2000 GMC Jimmy westbound on KY 2132. Mr. Eanes failed to negotiate a curve and overcorrected the vehicle and left the roadway on the right shoulder of the road. The vehicle struck an earth embankment and then vaulted airborn, striking several trees before overturning and coming to final rest on its top off the roadway. Robert K. Eanes Sr., a passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene by the Crittenden County Coroners Office. Gary D. Eanes was transported to the Crittenden County Hospital where he was treated and released. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts.