TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury collision on KY 58 in Graves County
Date of News Release: 11/23/2011
(Hickory, KY) -- Devin Thompson was traveling west bound on Kentucky 58 near Wingo when for unknown reasons his 2002 Toyota Camry dropped off the edge of the roadway. Mr. Thompson overcorrected and veered sharply to the left making impact with a tree. Samantha Thompson was treated for her injuries on scene by the Mayfield-Graves County Ambulance Service and air lifted by PHI Air Medical to St. Frances Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. Both the driver and other passenger were admitted to Jackson Purchase Medical Center. The Mayfield-Graves County Ambulance Service, Graves County Rescue Squad, and Mayfield City Police Department assisted Kentucky State Police on the scene. The collision remains under investigation with Senior Trooper Barry Rice.