TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Accident on Pennyrile Parkway in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 07/16/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - Trooper Braden was travelling northbound on the Pennyrile Parkway responding to a complaint of debris in the roadway. Trooper Braden activated his emergency equipment and came to a stop partially across both lanes of travel to stop traffic before removing the debris. Ms. Greenwell was northbound in the right hand lane and struck Trooper Braden's vehicle in the passenger fender area. Ms. Greenwell's vehicle then exited the right shoulder of the roadway striking an earth embankment. Ms. Greenwell was transported by Medic Center EMS to Regional Medical Center in Madisonville for minor injuries. Trooper Braden received minor injuries but refused medical treatment.