TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Eddyville Man Injured in a Collision on Chestnut Oak Road
Date of News Release: 12/08/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Sam Walston was the operator of a Ford pickup truck, traveling southbound on Chestnut Oak Road. Mr. Walston lost control of his vehicle because of the icy road conditions. The pickup truck exited the roadway on the south side of the road and collided with a tree on the passenger side. Mr. Walston sustained multiple injuries and was transported by EMS to Caldwell County Emergency Room. Mr. Walston was later transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center. The Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Lyon County Sheriff's Department and Lyon County EMS. The investigation continues by Trooper Derek Scott.