TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Injured & One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision on I-24
Date of News Release: 10/04/2010
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Zachery T. Allen, of Mt. Juliet TN, died on 10/04/2010 at 0215 hours, at Vanderbilt University Hospital, in Nashville, TN, from injuries sustained in the above-related collision on 09/30/2010.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 09/30/2010
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Baylea Reeves was traveling eastbound on Interstate 24, when for unknown reasons, her vehicle left the left shoulder of the roadway and overturned several times. In the process of overturning, the passenger, Zachery Allen was ejected from the vehicle. The vehicle came to final rest facing West in the eastbound lane. Ms. Reeves and Mr. Allen both sustained multiple, incapacitating injuries. As a result of these injuries, both individuals were life-flighted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee for treatment. Kentucky State Police was assisted at the scene by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Eddyville Police Department, Lyon County Rescue, Eddyville Fire Department, Lyon County EMS, PHI, and Air Evac.