TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 104 in Todd County
Date of News Release: 02/12/2009
(Madisonville, KY) - Dustin Lopez was operating a 2004 Ford Focus northbound on KY 104 when several deer entered the roadway. Mr. Lopez avoided the deer; however, his vehicle exited onto the right shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Lopez overcorrected when he attempted to reenter the roadway. The vehicle crossed the roadway and exited off the left shoulder. It struck an earth embankment and overturned. The vehicle came to rest upright, off the left shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Lopez was transported by a private vehicle to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment. He was not wearing a seat belt.