TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury collision on US 62 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 11/20/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Tara N. Hall of White Plains, KY was operating a 1992 Honda Accord westbound on US 62, approximately 3 miles west of Nortonville, KY. Ms. Hall stated that she observed an animal enter her lane of travel. Ms. Hall swerved to avoid collision with the animal, lost control of her vehicle, and struck the guardrail on the east bound lane of travel. The vehicle came to final rest facing east bound in the west bound lane. Ms. Hall refused treatment at the scene by Medical Center EMS. The passenger, Nathaniel Richardson, age 1, also of White Plains, KY was not injured in the crash. Both victims were wearing their seatbelts.