TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on KY 672
Date of News Release: 05/11/2014
Princeton, KY (Caldwell County) - On Sunday, May 11, 2014, at 2:40 P.M. the Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle injury collision that occurred on KY 672.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Robert Cotton of Princeton, KY, was operating a 2005 Ford Pickup northbound on KY 672 when his vehicle dropped off the right side of the roadway. Mr. Cotton then over corrected causing the vehicle to leave the left side of the roadway and strike a tree.
Ashley Coleman of Fredonia, KY, a passenger, was ejected form the vehicle. Both she and Mr. Cotton were transported to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN for treatment of their injuries. A juvenile passenger in the vehicle was transported to Caldwell County Hospital for treatment.
Trooper First Class Chris King investigated the collision. Lieutenant Jason Newby, Caldwell County Sheriff's Department, Princeton Fire Department, and Caldwell County EMS assisted at the scene.