TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on US 60
Date of News Release: 04/24/2013
Marion, KY. (Crittenden County) -- The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 60, approximately five miles east of Marion, on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 7:29 a.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Darrian Smith, 23 of Sturgis, KY, was operating a 2007 Dodge Caliber eastbound on US 60 when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The vehicle exited the left side of the roadway and overturned several times. It came to rest on its top off the roadway.
Mr. Smith, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported via ambulance to the Crittenden County Hospital for treatment. There were no passengers.
Trooper First Class Darron Holliman investigated the collision. The Mattoon Volunteer Fire Department, Crittenden County Rescue, Crittenden County EMS, and the State Highway Department assisted at the scene.