TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Cadiz Woman Killed in a Collision on I-24 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 12/17/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) -- For an unknown reason, Janet McAlpin's vehicle drifted off of the left side of the west bound lanes of Interstate 24 at approximately the 35 mile marker. Ms. McAlpin over corrected and entered into a skid. The vehicle became airborne and struck an earth embankment. The vehicle then rotated and struck a group of trees. Ms. McAlpin was ejected from the driver's side window. Ms. McAlpin received a fatal injury from the impact. Trooper Holland was assisted on scene by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Lyon County EMS, Kuttawa Fire Department, Lyon County Rescue and the Lyon County Coroner. The investigation continues.