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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on Government Bend Road

Date of News Release: 01/02/2014

Dalton, KY (Hopkins County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on Government Bend Road, approximately two miles west of Dalton, on Thursday, January 2, 2014, at 11:50 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Leslie May, 37 of Providence, KY, was operating a 2012 Jeep Compass westbound on Government Bend Road when she lost control on the wet road. The vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a culvert before coming to rest upright off the roadway.

Ms. May was transported via ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment. She was wearing a seatbelt. There were no passengers involved.

Trooper First Class John Komar investigated the collision. Medical Center Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.