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Kentucky State Police Investigating Injury Collision in Lyon County

Date of News Release: 11/07/2017

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (November 7, 2017) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a Monday afternoon vehicle collision which injured three people. At approximately 3:45 p.m., KSP Troopers responded to US Highway 62 near the intersection of Interstate 69 for a two vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation has shown Fred D. Meeks, age 62, of Flint, Michigan was attempting to turn his 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche from a driveway onto Highway 62 immediately prior to the collision. Maryline F. Mead, age 68, of Kuttawa, Kentucky was driving her 2003 Ford F150 westbound on Highway 62 immediately prior to the collision. Mr. Meeks failed to yield right of way to Ms. Mead’s vehicle and the two vehicles collided.

Fred D. Meeks was transported by ambulance to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries received during the collision. Maryline F. Mead and a passenger in her vehicle, Alexander J. Hueber, age 21, of Evansville, Indiana were transported by ambulance to Baptist Health Paducah for treatment of non-life threatening injuries received during the collision.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Nathaniel Day. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.