TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One killed in a tractor/trailer collision on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway
Date of News Release: 03/18/2011
(Columbia, Ky.) -- CVE Officer Jason Norris is investigating a collision that occurred 03/18/11 at approximately 2:25 p.m., 5 miles east of Columbia on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway. The collision occurred when a 1991 International tractor and trailer, operated by Randall Caudill, age 49, of Brodhead, Kentucky, was traveling Westbound on the parkway. Investigation indicates that the passenger side steer tire blew out, causing the Mr. Caudill to lose control, run off the roadway and overturn several times before coming to final rest on the driver's side. Mr. Caudill, who was not belted, was partially ejected from the tractor cab and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officer Norris was assisted at the scene by CVE Lieutenant Joseph Conn, Adair County Fire Department, Breeding Fire Department, Adair County EMS and the Adair County Sheriff's Department.