TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Two Injured in a Single Vehicle Collision
Date of News Release: 08/31/2010
(Hicory, Ky.) -- Mr. George Garmon III was traveling southbound on US Highway 45 South when a deer entered into his path. Mr. Garmon attempted to avoid striking the deer when he over corrected causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and come to final rest in a ditch. Mahri Welliever and Mr. Garmon received minor injuries and were subsquently transported to Jackson Purchase Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Graves County Sheriff's Department, Wingo Fire Department, and Mayfield-Graves County Ambulance Service assited Kentucky State Police on the scene. The collison remains under investigation by Trooper Byron White.