TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Killed in a Collision on KY 70
Date of News Release: 04/04/2012
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Mr. Alexander M. Hinton was traveling East on KY70 in a 2008 Pontiac at a high rate of speed. As Mr. Hinton entered a curve, he lost control of his vehicle, traveled off the left shoulder of the roadway and struck a tree. Mr. Hinton was pronounced dead at the scene by Hopkins County Coroner Dennis Mayfield. Mr. Hinton's 4 year old daughter, who was in a booster seat in the back seat, was transported to the Regional Medical Center in Madisonville for treatment.