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KSP Works Rollover Collision in Trigg County

Date of News Release: 03/19/2016

Dawson Rollover Collision Dawson Rollover Collision

(Cadiz, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Post 1 Mayfield was notified by the Trigg County Dispatch of a single vehicle collision on March 19, 2016 at 9:34 A.M. on Beechy Fork Road near Cadiz, KY.

Upon initial investigation, Warren H. Dawson, 48 of Cadiz, KY, was operating a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck traveling southeast on Beechy Fork Road just west of 1041 Beechy Fork Road when he swerved to avoid two deer that entered the roadway. His vehicle exited the left side of the roadway and traveled through a ditch before impacting a culvert and rock face. The vehicle then began to overturn rolling onto its roof. Dawson remained in the vehicle for approximately ten minutes before extricating himself. Family members who live in the area located the collision. Dawson was transported by family to the intersection of Maple Grove Road and KY-272 where they were met by EMS. Dawson was transported from there by EMS to Trigg County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The collision investigation is continuing by Trooper Michael Robichaud. KSP was assisted on the scene by the Trigg County Rescue Squad and Trigg County EMS.