TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on US 79 in Guthrie, KY
Date of News Release: 02/21/2008
Guthrie, KY (Todd County) - William Allen age 74 of Springfield, TN was operating a 1999 Ford F-150 pickup truck northbound on US 41 approximately 5 miles north of Guthrie when his vehicle struck a slick spot on the roadway and he lost control. The vehicle exited off the roadway and struck an earth embankment. The vehicle came to rest upright partially in the southbound lane. Mr. Allen was transported by a private vehicle to North Crest Hospital in Springfield, TN for treatment. He was wearing a seatbelt. Det. Scott Smith investigated the crash that occurred on February 21, 2008 at 8:15 a.m.