TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal Collision on KY 91 in Caldwell County
Date of News Release: 05/16/2008
Madisonville, KY - Ollie Ferrell was operating a 2000 International tractor-trailer logging truck northbound on KY 91. The tractor-trailer was loaded with logs. Phillip Hall was operating a 2007 Cadillac CTS on KY 139 and was stopped at the intersection. For an unknown reason, Mr. Hall attempted to make a left turn onto KY 91 and turned into the path of Mr. Ferrell. Mr. Ferrell was unable to avoid a collision and struck Mr. Hall's vehicle on the driver's side. Both vehicles exited the roadway and came to rest on the south shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Hall was pronounced dead at the scene by the Caldwell County Coroner. Mrs. Hall was flown by Life Flight to Deaconess Hospital for treatment. Mr. Ferrell was not injured. All subjects were wearing seatbelts. The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police.