TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Symsonia Woman Injured in a Motorcycle Collision on the Purchase Parkway
Date of News Release: 07/22/2012
(Graves County) - Patti McManus was traveling southbound on the Purchase Parkway on a 2009 Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Ms. McManus exited the Parkway at exit 14 toward KY 339. The motorcycle left the roadway off of the west side of the exit ramp. The motorcycle flipped several times causing Ms. McManus to be ejected. Ms. McManus was not wearing a helmet and sustained incapacitating injuries to her head and right shoulder. She was transported via ambulance to Jackson Purchase Medical Center for treatment. The collision is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police. KSP was assisted at the scene by Graves County Sheriff's Office, and Mayfield/Graves County EMS. Trooper Hamby was assisted on scene by Trooper Richard Wright and Deputy Steve Halsell. The investigation continues by Trooper Hamby.