Single Vehicle Injury Collision On US 41
Date of News Release: 11/06/2014
Trenton, KY (Todd County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 41 (Dixie Beeline Highway), approximately three miles north of Trenton, on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Kenneth M. Locke, 50, of Clarksville, TN, was operating a 2015 Volvo dump truck southbound on US 41. The truck was empty.
As he was traveling southbound, the vehicle slid on the wet roadway causing him to lose control. It exited the right shoulder. The vehicle reentered the roadway where it slid sideways and came to rest blocking the road.
Mr. Locke, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported via ambulance to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment.
Trooper Luis Palmer investigated the collision. Trooper Michael Dennis, Todd County EMS, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet assisted at the scene.