TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Injured in a Collision on KY 849 in Graves County
Date of News Release: 07/03/2012
(Graves County) – Keith Smith was traveling east on KY 849 when he observed a deer in the roadway. Mr. Smith attempted to avoid the deer, entered the south shoulder of the roadway, then overcorrected causing the vehicle to leave the north side of the roadway. The vehicle then traveled north off the roadway and came to final rest in a ditch. Mr. Smith was transported by ambulance to Lourdes Hospital where he was treated and released for injuries sustained in the collision. Kentucky State Police were assisted on scene by Graves County Sheriff's Department, Symsonia First Responders, and Mayfield-Graves County EMS.