Eddyville, KY. (November 11, 2021) – Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 are investigating a Thursday afternoon collision that claimed the life of a Lyon County woman. Just after 1:00 p.m., Post 1 dispatch received a call regarding an injury collision near the intersection of KY 730 and Dianne Drive in Lyon County. Kentucky State Police, Post 1 troopers responded to the scene to investigate the collision.
Initial investigation shows Amy S. Phelps, 53 of Eddyville, Kentucky was traveling west on KY 730, operating a 2000 Buick LeSabre. For unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert. After striking the culvert, the vehicle struck an embankment and overturned. Phelps was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the collision and was partially ejected from the vehicle. Phelps succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Lyon County Coroner.
The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Derek Scott. Kentucky State Police, Post 1 was assisted on scene by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Lyon County EMS, Eddyville Fire Department, and the Lyon County Coroner’s Office.