TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway
Date of News Release: 09/10/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Jesse C. Mansfield, age 39 of Madisonville, KY, was operating a 1996 Buick Lesaber southbound on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway. Clarence E. Manning, age 65 of Birmingham, AL, was operating a 2003 Ford Escape southbound on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway. As Mr. Mansfield was approaching Mr. Manning from behind, Mr. Mansfield veered into the left lane to avoid an object in the roadway. Mr. Mansfield did not see Mr. Manning's vehicle as he came back over into the right lane. Mr. Mansfield's vehicle rear-ended Mr. Manning's vehicle. Mr. Mansfield was transported via ambulance to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment. Mr. Manning was not injured. Both men were wearing seat belts. Trooper Camileo Threatt investigated the crash that occurred on Friday, September 10, 2010 at approximately 8:59 a.m. Hopkinsville EMS assisted at the scene.