TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two Injured in a Single Vehicle Collision on US 62
Date of News Release: 09/24/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Alta Geary was operating a 2000 Kia Sportage westbound on US 62 when she swerved to avoid something in the roadway. The vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a rock wall. The vehicle spun around and traveled back onto the roadway crossing both lanes of travel. It exited the left shoulder of the roadway and struck a ditch where it came to rest. Ms. Geary and her son, Danny Hansler, were transported by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. Neither subject was using a restraint. The Nelson Creek Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.