TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Injured in a One Vehicle Collision on Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway
Date of News Release: 09/29/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Jeffrey T. Belt, age 22 of Slaughters, KY, was operating a 2004 Chrysler northbound on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway north of Mortons Gap when his vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway. It traveled approximately 474 feet off the shoulder before coming to rest on an embankment. Mr. Belt was transported via ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. He was not wearing a seat belt. Mr. Belt was cited to court due to his injuries for operating on a suspended operator's license. Trooper Jim McArthur investigated the crash that occurred on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 11:16 a.m. Medical Center Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.