TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Killed & Two Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision on Roberston Road
Date of News Release: 10/03/2010
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Thomas McGurk was traveling north on Roberston Road when his vehicle crossed into the path of Rachel Elliott causing a head on collision. Mr. McGurk's vehicle ran off the east side of Robertson Road coming to final rest. Ms. Elliott's vehicle ran off the west side of Robertson Road coming to final rest. Mr. McGurk was pronounced dead at the scene by the Calloway County Coroner, Rick Harris. Ms. Elliott and her daughter (Ava Elliott) were taken to the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. They suffered minor injuries and were released. Trooper Duvall was assisted at the scene by Sergeant Michael Williams, Trooper Raymond Chambers, the Calloway County Sheriff's Department, Murray Police Department, Murray-Calloway County Fire/Rescue and Murray-Calloway County EMS. The investigation continues by Trooper Duvall.