TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury collision on KY 408 in Graves County
Date of News Release: 06/07/2011
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Mr. Ronnie M. Barnett was traveling east on KY 408 and Ms. Virginia R. Richeal was traveling north on KY 45. Mr. Barnett was crossing the northbound lanes and did not see Ms. Richeal's vehicle. Mr. Barnett was unable to avoid the collision and struck Ms. Richeal's vehicle in the passenger side. Mayfield/Graves Ambulance, Viola Fire Department, Trooper Richard Wright Jr., and Trooper Jonathon Ward assisted on the scene. The investigation is continuing with Trooper Trevor Pervine.