TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Fatal collision on KY 730 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 11/29/2011
(Eddyville, KY) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred Tuesday morning in Lyon County. Just before 10:00 AM, Troopers responded to the 1000 block of KY 730 for a single vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation reveals that the compact passenger car left the right side of the roadway for reasons unknown. The vehicle rotated clockwise and struck a tree on the driver side. The driver who was wearing a seatbelt was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper First Class Chris Smith with the Kentucky State Police. KSP was assisted by the Lyon County Sheriff and Lyon County Coroner's office.