TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Fatal ATV Collision on KY 696
Date of News Release: 10/03/2010
(Albany, Ky.) -- Trooper Tony Wells is investigating a single vehicle fatality that occurred on Kentucky 696 approximately 4 miles east of Albany at 7:32 PM. John Eric Cravens age 38 of Albany was operating a 2000 Polaris ATV northbound on Kentucky 696 when he lost control, overturned, was ejected from the vehicle. Mr. Cravens was pronounced dead at the scene by Clinton County Coroner Steve Talbott. No helmet was in use. Alcohol is believed to be a factor. Trooper Wells was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Jeremy Johnson, Trooper Nicholas Davis, Clinton County Sheriffs Department, Fire and Rescue and EMS.