TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Fatal Collision on US 641 in Calloway County
Date of News Release: 04/04/2009
(Hickory, Ky.) -- David Mason was traveling northbound on US 641. James Gould, was traveling westbound on Ky 80, stopped at the intersection of 641. Mr. Gould was attempting to make a left turn onto US 641 when he was struck in the driver's side by Mr. Mason. Mr. Mason was transported to Murray Calloway County Hospital with non life threatening injuries. Christopher Walker, a passenger Mr. Mason's vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Calloway County Coroners Office. Mr. Mason's other passenger, David Wagner, was transported to Murray Calloway County Hospital where he was treated and released. The collision is being investigated by Trooper Trent Weaver with the assistance of Trooper Tim Sales, Accident Reconstructionist. Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Calloway County Sheriff Department, Murray Police Department, Murray Calloway EMS, Murray Fire Department, Calloway County Fire Rescue, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and State Highway Department.