TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on US 41 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 11/04/2012
(Madisonville, KY) -- Ms. Nichole Baxter was traveling southbound on US 41. Mr. Ricky L. Reed was stopped at the stop sign on KY 138 at the intersection with US 41. Mr. Reed attempted to continue westbound on KY 138 and struck Ms. Baxter's vehicle in the driver's side with the front of his vehicle. Ms. Baxter's vehicle then rotated counter clockwise, struck a guardrail, traveled down an embankment, and overturned. Mr. Reed's vehicle continued westbound coming to final rest upright facing south west in the south west corner of the intersection. Ms. Baxter and her passengers were transported to Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville by Med Center Ambulance Service and Webster County Ambulance Service for treatment to their injuries.