TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal Collision Involving DUI in Caldwell County
Date of News Release: 12/27/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Jeffery R. Alfred, age 25 of Dawson Springs, KY, was operating a 2005 Ford F-250 pickup truck southbound on KY 672 when he lost control of it. The truck exited the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. The truck spun around and came to rest partially in the roadway. Mr. Alfred was not injured. He was arrested and charged with Murder, DUI 2nd Offense, and Leaving Scene of Accident/Failure to Render Aid/Assistance. He was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail. The passenger, Thomas A. Redden, age 28 of Dawson Springs, KY, was transported via ambulance to the Caldwell County Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Joseph Bartolotti. Trooper First Class Chris King, Trooper Ben Sawyer, Sergeant Matt Jordan, the Caldwell County Sheriff's Department, the Princeton Fire Department, Caldwell County EMS, and the Caldwell County Coroner's Office assisted.