TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 85 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 07/06/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Codey Tirey was operating a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe eastbound on KY 85 when an argument ensued between him and Brandy Minton. During the argument, Mr. Tirey lost control of the vehicle and traveled across a driveway which caused the vehicle to overturn. The vehicle came to rest in a ditch. Both Mr. Tirey and Ms. Minton, who were not wearing seat belts, were ejected from the vehicle. The other passenger, Trysten Minton, who was secured in a child restraint, was not injured. Mr. Tirey and Ms. Minton were transported by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment.