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Graves County Injury Collision

Date of News Release: 10/10/2014

(Hickory, KY) - Heather Whitney was traveling south on the KY 121 Bypass when for unknown reasons she crossed into the north bound lanes. She struck an oncoming log truck in the front drivers side. Whitney's vehicle came to final rest on the east side of the highway. The log truck stopped on the shoulder of the roadway. Ms. Whitney was airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville by Air Evac. An infant passenger in Whitney's vehicle was uninjured but transported to Jackson Purchase Medical Center for precautionary examination. The roadway was closed for approximately one hour in order to clear the scene. The driver of the semi was not injured.

Trooper Harrison was assisted at the scene by Trooper Logan Smith, Mayfield Police Department, Graves County Sheriff Department, Air Evac, Mayfield Graves County EMS and Mayfield Fire Department.