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Monroe County Injury Collision

Date of News Release: 09/21/2015

(Tompkinsville, KY) - CVE Officer Josh Patrick is investigating a collision that occurred on Wednesday, September 16th at approximately 10:00 AM CST on County House Road, 6 miles east of Tompkinsville. 40-year-old James Thompson of Summer Shade was operating a 2013 Kenworth when he lost control in a curve, left the roadway, overturned on it's side and slid into a utility pole.

Thompson was wearing a seatbelt but was airlifted from the scene to Vanderbilt University Hospital with non life threatening injuries. Officer Patrick was assisted at the scene by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, EMS , Fire & Rescue and the Gamaliel Fire Department.