TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Three Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision on US 60
Date of News Release: 03/02/2010
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Mr. Rodney G. Hall was traveling east bound on US 60 when he diverted his attention from the roadway in an attempt to answer his cell phone. Mr. Hall's 1995 Buick Lacrosse crossed the center line striking Mr. Matthew C. Wright's west bound 1999 Ford Taurus head-on. Mr. Hall was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, IN by PHI-Air Medical. Both Mr. Wright and his passenger, Shanna Loften were transported by the Livingston County Ambulance Service to Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah KY. Kentucky State Police was assisted on the scene by the Livingston County Ambulance Service, Livingston County Sheriffs Department, Ledbetter Fire Department and Smithland Fire Department. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Donald Crawford.