TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Crash on the Edward T. Breathitt (Pennyrile) Parkway
Date of News Release: 06/30/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Bryan Kyle was operating a 2007 Toyota Yaris southbound on the Edward T. Breathitt (Pennyrile) Parkway in the left lane when a deer entered the roadway. Mr. Kyle applied his brakes and swerved onto the left shoulder of the roadway to try to avoid the deer. However; the left, front bumper of his vehicle struck the deer. The vehicle exited the roadway and traveled into the median where it came to rest facing the southbound lanes of travel. Mr. Kyle was transported by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. He was wearing a seat belt.