TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury collision on US 641 in Crittenden County
Date of News Release: 12/15/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Sebastian Hughes, age 18 of Fredonia, KY, was operating a 1992 Toyota pickup truck northbound on US 641. Amanda Winters, age 20 of Marion, KY, was operating a 2009 Dodge Caliber southbound on US 641. Mr. Hughes was attempting to pass another vehicle in front of him and side-swiped Ms. Winters' vehicle. Both vehicles exited the roadway and came to rest in a ditch. Mr. Hughes was not injured. Ms. Winters sustained a possible injury to her head, but was not transported. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. Trooper First Class Chris King investigated the collision that occurred on December 15, 2011 at 6:50 a.m. Crittenden County EMS and the State Highway Department assisted at the scene.