TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 181 in Muhlenberg County
Date of News Release: 09/08/2008
(Muhlenberg County) - Ms. Cassandra C. Martinez was operating a 2002 Ford Explorer southbound on KY 181. The driver stated that a deer crossed into the path of her vehicle and she steered to avoid hitting the deer. The vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway. Ms. Martinez attempted to steer the vehicle back onto the roadway, overcorrected, crossed the northbound lane, and struck a ditch. The vehicle then overturned and came to rest on it's side. Ms. Martinez was transported to Muhlenberg Community Hospital by Muhlenberg County EMS for treatment of injuries.