TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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DUI Injury Collision on KY 58 East in Hickman County
Date of News Release: 11/17/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police is investigating a single vehicle collision that occurred on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 9:04 P.M. The collision occurred on KY 58 East between KY 994 South and House Road. Upon initial investigation, it was determined that Alegura D. Courtney, 57 of Clinton, KY was operating a 2006 Chrysler Pacifica westbound on KY 58 East. According to Ms. Courtney's statement, she steered her vehicle off the shoulder to avoid deer in the roadway. After running off the roadway, Ms. Courtney corrected her vehicle, back onto the road but was unable to gain full control and ran off the westbound shoulder once again. Ms. Courtney's vehicle then struck a culvert and traveled into a wooded area, where it came to final rest against a tree. Ms. Courtney was cited into court due to injuries sustained in the collision,and was charged with driving under the influence 1st offense. The Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Hickman County Fire and Rescue and the Hickman County Ambulance Service. The investigation continues by Senior Trooper Alison Ramsey.