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Kentucky State Police Investigating Fatal Lyon County Collision

Date of News Release: 12/04/2017

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (November 30, 2017) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a collision that claimed the life of a 22 year old Clarksville resident. At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 29, KSP responded to the 39 mile marker of Interstate 24 for a single vehicle motor vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation has shown Nyreke J. Hutchinson, age 19, of Clarksville, TN was driving a 2008 Buick Lacerne eastbound when he lost control and struck a guardrail. A passenger in the vehicle, Chantel D. Dickey, age 20, of Clarksville, TN was ejected from the vehicle and was later pronounced dead at the scene by the Lyon County Coroner.

There were two other passengers in the vehicle at the time of the collision. Passengers Antranice S. Phillips, age 19, of Clarksville, TN and Mykatela Toliver, age 20, of Hopkinsville, KY, along with Hutchinson were transported to Caldwell County Hospital for the treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Gerrick Sullivan. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.