TFC Jay Thomas
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Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Tennessee man killed in Calloway County Fatal Crash
Date of News Release: 11/25/2013
(Hazel, KY.) – The Kentucky State Police is investigating a two vehicle fatal collision that occurred on Monday, November 25, 2013 at approximately 06:10 a.m. The collision occurred on US 641 about a mile north of Hazel, KY.
Preliminary investigation shows that Tony C. Teague, 46 of Paris, TN was traveling northbound US 641, operating a 2001 Cadillac Deville. Teague traveled off the right side of the roadway and lost control as he overcorrected. Teague's vehicle slid sideways across US 641 and was struck in the driver's door by Vicente Huerta, 25 of Murray in the southbound lane. Huerta was operating a 1985 Chevrolet S-10 pick-up truck, traveling southbound on US 641.
Calloway County Coroner pronounced Teague dead at the scene. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision. Huerta was cited for No Operator's License and Failure to Produce an Insurance Card.
Trooper David Dick is continuing the investigation. Trooper Dick was assisted on the scene by the Calloway County Sheriff's Department, Murray-Calloway County EMS, Calloway County Coroner's Office, Murray Fire Department, and the Calloway County Fire Rescue.