TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Collision on I-24 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 03/29/2014
(HICKORY, KY.) - Janet Powell was driving east bound on Interstate 24 when she fell asleep. The Nissan she was driving left the right shoulder of the roadway, crossed a ditch and struck an earth embankment. The vehicle then rotated clockwise, coming to final rest, facing east. Powell was transported by the Lyon County EMS to the Caldwell County Hospital for treatment regarding a shoulder injury that she incurred during the accident. TFC Dodd was assisted on scene by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Lyon County EMS and the Transportation Cabinet's Safe Patrol Division.