TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on the Pennyrile Parkway
Date of News Release: 09/10/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Friday, September 9, 2011, at approximately 6:32 P.M. Noel West was operating a Chevrolet pickup truck traveling Southbound on the Pennyrile Parkway, near the 5 mile marker. A 17 year old female, operating a 2011 Nissan Maxima, was also traveling Southbound behind Mr. West's vehicle. Mr. West was attempting to locate a stranded motorist and had begun slowing his vehicle to a stop on the roadway, when he was rear ended by the 17 year old. Mr. West was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for injuries he sustained in the collision. No other injuries were reported and the investigation was completed by Trooper Derek Smith.