TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury collision on Pennyrile Parkway Exit 37
Date of News Release: 10/28/2011
(Madisonville, KY) -- Stephen Laster was operating a 2004 Freightliner semi-tractor and trailer on the southbound off ramp at exit 37 of the Pennyrile Parkway, approaching KY 813-White City Road. Aaron Coble was operating a 2003 Ford Taurus, and was following behind Mr. Laster. Mr. Laster missed the compulsory turning lane at the intersection of KY 813, and began backing his semi-tractor and trailer back up the exit ramp. The left rear portion of the trailer then struck the front bumper of Mr. Coble's vehicle, causing minor damage. Hayley Coble, a passenger in the vehicle, was transported by Med-Center Ambulance to Regional Medical Center, for injuries sustained as a result of the collision.