TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two Vehicle Hit And Run Fatal Collision
Date of News Release: 04/09/2010
(Madisonville, Ky) -- Mr. Samuel Swarey was traveling northbound on Railroad Lane and was attempting to turn right into a field. Mr. David Warfield was also traveling northbound on Railroad Lane and struck Mr. Swarey's tractor from behind. After the collision, Mr. Warfield fled the scene but was located a short time later by the Guthrie Police Department. Mr. Swarey was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Mr. Warfield was arrested and transported to the Todd County Detention Center where he was processed and lodged on the charges of Leaving Scene of Accident Failure to Render Aid or Assistance, Operating Motor Vehicle Under Influence Alcohol/Drugs/Etc 1st Offense Aggravating Circumstances, Driving DUI suspended License 2nd Offense Aggravating Circumstances, No Insurance 1st Offense. More charges are pending and the investigation is ongoing by Trooper Ayers.