TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 02/21/2014
Madisonville, KY (Hopkins County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle, injury collision that occurred 2 miles West of Madisonville on KY 70, on Friday, February 21, 2014, at 10:30 A.M.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Stephanie Wells, 24 of Nebo, KY, was operating a 2001 Pontiac Aztek eastbound on KY 70. Ms. Wells lost control of her vehicle and exited the eastbound shoulder and entered a ditch line. The vehicle then over turned coming to final rest off the eastbound shoulder of the roadway.
Ms. Wells was transported to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment by a family member. She was wearing a seatbelt.
Trooper Ben Sawyer investigated the collision. Richland Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene.