TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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DUI injury collision on KY 348 in Marshall County
Date of News Release: 04/02/2011
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Trooper Green was traveling West on KY 348 near the intersection of Ivy Road when he came upon an accident which had already occurred. The vehicle was off the right shoulder of the road in a ditch and the occupant, Jimmy Denham had been ejected. Trooper Green advised the Denham vehicle had traveled off the left side of the road and then back acrossed both lanes before impacting with the ditch. Trooper Green smelled the oder of alcohol on Mr. Denham. Subsequent investigation resulted in Mr. Denham being charged with DUI 1st Aggravated. Kentucky State Police was assisted at the scene by the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, Benton City Police Department, Marshall County EMS, and the Benton Fire Department.