TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Smithland Woman Killed in a Collision
Date of News Release: 05/17/2014
(Hickory, KY) - The Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Livingston County. The driver, Gladys Downs of Smithland, was traveling west on Coon Chapel Road when for reasons that have yet to be determined, she traveled off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, and then struck a culvert. The vehicle then overturned and came to rest on its top. Trooper Scott was assisted by Livingston County Sheriff Department, Livingston County EMS, Grand Lakes Fire Department and Smithland Fire Department.