TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Collision on Hwy 97 in Graves County
Date of News Release: 02/27/2009
(Hickory, Ky) - Michael Berry was travelling northbound on Hwy 97 in his 2009 Kenworth loaded with approximately 180 hogs. Mr. Berry's vehicle dropped off the shoulder of the roadway which caused him to go into the soft ditch. The tractor trailer turned over on its side where it came to final rest. Mr. Berry suffered only minor injuries and was transported to Jackson Purchase Medical Center. Trooper Haley was assisted at the scene by Trooper Joe Gregory, Graves County EMS, and the Sedalia Fire Department. Trooper Haley continues his investigation.