TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Hit & Run Collision on Tuggle Road in Trigg County
Date of News Release: 06/27/2008
(Mayfield, KY) - Mr. Bertram Boyd was traveling on Tuggle Road and passed Ms. Sharda D. Whitlock's residence. Ms. Whitlock got into her vehicle and followed Mr. Boyd, intentionally striking his four-wheeler, forcing him from the roadway. Mr. Boyd was thrown from the ATV and came to final rest in a ditch. Ms. Whitlock approached Mr. Boyd and took his wallet, leaving him at the scene. Ms. Whitlock was stopped by Trooper Paull while still traveling on Tuggle Road . She was taken into custody and charged with the following: One Headlight, Expired Registration. No Registration Receipt, Possession of Open Alcohol Container, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Robbery 1st and Assault 2nd. Mr. Boyd complained of an ankle injury, but refused transport or treatment. Ms. Whitlock was lodged in the Christian County Jail. Trooper Paull was assisted on scene by the Trigg County Sheriffs Department.