Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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2 Injured in Collision with Train on Vera Drive in Pike County
Date of News Release: 05/01/2008
(Pikeville, KY)- Chad Salyer was traveling east on Vera Drive at the railroad crossing. Chad Salyer attempted to cross the railroad tracks and was struck by a train traveling south on the tracks. Chad Salyer and passenger of Chad Salyer's vehicle was transported to Pikeville Medical Center and later airlifted to U.K. Hospital in Lexington.
The accident is under investigation by Trooper Jason McLellan.