TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Two injured in a two vehicle collision on KY 163
Date of News Release: 07/06/2011
(Tompkinsville, Ky.) -- CVE Officer Randall Honeycutt is investigating a collision that occurred on July 6, 2011 at approximately 3:05 p.m., 6 miles north of Tompkinsville on KY 163. The collision occurred when a 1999 Pontiac, operated by Anthony Bennett, age 27, of Hestand, was traveling southbound on KY163, crossed over into the northbound lane and side-swiped a 1994 Ford dump truck, operated by Larry Duncan, age 50, of Scottsville. Both Bennett and Duncan were belted and the time of the collision. Bennett was flown from the scene to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville due to injuries he received in the collision. Duncan was transported to the Monroe County Hospital for his injuries. Officer Honeycutt was assisted at the scene by CVE Officer Derek Cundiff, the Monroe County Sheriff's Department and Monroe County Emergency Management.