Marion, Ky. (Crittenden County) – Kentucky State Police Post 2, Madisonville was requested by the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Department around 1:28 P.M. on August 26, 2020, to investigate a single vehicle collision. The collision occurred on KY365, approximately 9 miles northeast of Marion.
Preliminary investigation revealed 33-year-old Billy C. Brooks, of Uniontown, Ky., was operating a 2000 Chevrolet Impala southbound on KY365. Mr. Brooks’ entered the northbound lane to pass a Crittenden County tractor with bush hog in tow. Mr. Brooks, for unknown reasons, exited the northbound shoulder of the roadway after passing the tractor. His vehicle continued for approximately 164 feet before striking a culvert, and overturned on its roof.
Billy Brooks was transported by Crittenden County EMS to Crittenden County Hospital. From there, he was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for medical treatment. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Darron Holliman.
KSP was assisted at the scene by Mattoon Fire Department, Crittenden County EMS, Crittenden County Rescue, and the State Highway Department.