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Single-Vehicle Collision with Injuries on KY 139

Date of News Release: 04/04/2014

Shady Grove (Crittenden County) - Morgan Baker, 38, of Fredonia, KY was operating a 2009 Toyota Tacoma pickup southbound on KY 139, approximately 1 mile north of Shady Grove. Mr. Baker fell asleep causing his vehicle to exit the southbound shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Baker struck an earth embankment and overturned. Mr. Baker's vehicle came to final rest upright, partially in the southbound lane of travel facing north. Mr. Baker was transported to the Crittenden County Hospital by Crittenden County E.M.S. Trooper Ben Sawyer is investigating the collision and he was assisted at the scene by Trooper First Class Chris King, Trooper First Class Darron Holliman, and the Shady Grove Fire Department.