TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One killed in a two vehicle collision on KY 181
Date of News Release: 05/26/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- William Ewing, age 73 of Elkton, KY, was traveling south on KY181 in his 1990 Pontiac Grand Am when he failed to negotiate a curve, traveled across the center line, and into the oncoming lane. Mr. Ewing struck a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer, head-on, driven by Kelley Carter-Hurt, age 26 of Lewisburg, KY. Mr. Ewing was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center where he was pronounced dead by the Christian County Coroner. Ms. Carter-Hurt was not injured. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper James McArthur, who was assisted at the scene by Trooper Derek Smith, Trooper Camileo Threatt, Todd County Sheriff's Office, Todd County EMS, Todd County Rescue Squad and the Kentucky Highway Department.