Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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One Killed in a Collision on US 23
Date of News Release: 02/13/2013
(Stanville, Ky.) -- On Tuesday February 12, 2013 at 2:55 P.M. Post 9 Pikeville received a call of a two vehicle accident with injuries in the Stanville community of Floyd County. KSP units responded to the scene and information obtained at the scene indictes that 62 year old Mayfield Pennington was operating a 1977 Corvette and was attempting to enter the Southbound lane of U.S. 23. Pennington lost control of his vehicle coming to rest in the right Southbound lane of U.S. 23 facing Northbound. Edward Carter was operating a Freightliner tractor and trailer traveling South on U.S. 23 and struck Pennington's vehicle. Mayfield Pennington was pronounced deceased at the scene by Floyd County Deputy Coroner Chuck Hall. The accident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Bryan Layne.