TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Cadiz Man Killed in a Collision in Christian County
Date of News Release: 10/29/2013
Madisonville, KY. - Mr. Carl F. Mason was driving eastbound on I-24 and approaching the northbound exit ramp of the Pennyrile Parkway. Witnesses advised that his vehicle was making abrupt lane changes, driving off into the median, and passing in the right lane. Mr. Mason attempted to exit at mile marker 81 but failed to negociate the right turn. Mr. Mason's vehicle exited the left shoulder of the roadway and traveled down an embankment. The vehicle then overturned and struck a ditch filled with large rock, coming to final rest on its top, in the ditch. Mr. Mason was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Christian County Assistant Coroner.