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 1034
Date of News Release: 10/11/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Thomas E. Hinton, age 51 of Marion, KY, was operating a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe eastbound on KY 1034 (Rose Creek Road) when he began to cough violently. Mr. Hinton lost control of the vehicle. It exited the westbound side of the roadway and traveled into a corn field. The vehicle came to rest after striking a ditch. Mr. Hinton was transported via ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. He was wearing a seat belt. Trooper First Class John Komar investigated the crash that occurred on Monday, October 11, 2010 at 8:50 a.m. Medical Center Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.