TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on Pennyrile Parkway in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 05/05/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Ray Middleton was operating a 2005 Ford F-150 southbound on the Pennyrile Parkway at approximately the 49 mile-marker when a piece of road debris struck his vehicle's windshield. The piece of road debris, later determined to be a lug bolt, broke through the windshield and struck Mr. Middleton in the head. Medical Center Ambulance Service responded to the scene and provided initial treatment for Mr. Middleton's injury. However, Mr. Middleton refused transport. Instead, he was transported to the Regional Medical Center by a personal vehicle for treatment.