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KSP Investigate Single Vehicle Injury Accident

Date of News Release: 5/26/2017

Hanson, KY (May 24, 2017) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle accident on Interstate 69 at the 124 mile marker, at approximately 11:30 a.m. The collision resulted in one person being injured and taken to the hospital.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Taylor Jackson, Age 25, of Sacramento, was operating his 1997 Mercury Sable, southbound on Interstate 69, when for unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle. Mr. Jackson’s vehicle left the west side of the roadway and struck an embankment before overturning. Mr. Jackson’s vehicle came to final rest facing west, blocking both southbound lanes of travel. Mr. Jackson was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision and was transported to Baptist Health Madisonville by Medical Center Emergency Medical Services where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Trooper Jon McGehee is conducting the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Sebree Fire Department, Madisonville Fire Department and Kessinger’s Wrecker Service.

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