TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on KY70
Date of News Release: 04/20/2012
(Hopkins County) –- Christopher Bates was traveling westbound on KY70 when he fell asleep and crossed the center line. The vehicle entered the eastbound lane and left the shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle struck an earth embankment and came to final rest facing southwest. Mr. Bates was transported to Regional Medical Center by Med Center Ambulance Service as a result of injuries sustained in the collision.