TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Injured in a Single Vehicle Collision on KY 181
Date of News Release: 05/06/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Wednesday, May 05, 2010, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Charlotte Morrow, age 60 of Elkton, KY, was operating a 2007 Ford F-150 southbound on KY 181, south of Elkton. Ms. Morrow was attempting to pass two vehicles in front of her when she observed the vehicle directly in front of her move into the left lane to pass. Ms. Morrow steered her vehicle back into her lane of travel but lost control of it. She overcorrected causing her vehicle to exit the left side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a ditch and overturned once. The vehicle continued until it struck a utility pole and came to final rest upright. Ms. Morrow was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center via ambulance for treatment. She was wearing a seat belt. Trooper Derek Smith investigated the crash. Todd County Rescue & EMS assisted at the scene.