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KSP Investigate Single Vehicle Injury Accident

Date of News Release: 6/12/2017

Central City, KY(June 9, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle accident on the Western Kentucky Parkway at the 59 mile marker, at approximately 6:00 p.m. The collision resulted in two people being injured and taken to the hospital.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Havel Diarbakerli, 33, of Elizabethtown was operating his 2006 Chevrolet Impala westbound on the Western Kentucky Parkway. For unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle. Mr. Diarbakerli’s vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck an embankment. Mr. Diarbakerli’s vehicle then went back into the roadway and stopped where it came to rest blocking both west bound lanes. Mr. Diarbakerli and his passenger, Zanequa Holt, 19, of Hopkinsville were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision. Mr. Diarbakerli was transported by PHI to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, IN. Ms. Holt was transported by Muhlenberg County EMS to Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville, KY.

Trooper Curtis Crick is conducting the investigation and was assisted at the scene by the Central City Fire Department, Central City Police Department, Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, and Muhlenberg County EMS.

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