TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 109 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 12/11/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - Both Ms. Kelley Cotton and Ms. Tracy L McGee were traveling north bound on KY 109. Ms. McGee was the lead vehicle followed by Ms. Cotton. Ms. McGee slowed down in an attempt to turn left onto Ferguson Town Road. Ms. Cotton attempted to pass Ms. McGee and the vehicle in front of her. Ms. Cotton stated she did not see Ms. McGee in front of the other vehicle. While attempting to pass in the south bound lane of travel, Ms. Cotton collided with Ms. McGee as she was making a left-hand turn. Ms. McGee rotated 180 degrees, and came to a final rest facing southbound in the sound bound lane of travel. Ms. Cotton ran off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole. Ms. Cotton came to a final rest facing northbound. She was transported to Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, for minor injuries suffered during the collision. No one else involved in the collision was injured.