TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Benton Man Killed in a Motorcycle Collision on US 641
Date of News Release: 04/14/2013
(Hickory, KY) -- Robert Andrus was operating a 2006 Yamaha traveling north on the emergency strip of US 641 North, and was approaching the intersection of Wind Drive. Susan Dillon, operating a 2007 Jeep Commander, crossed both northbound lanes of US 641 when she was struck by Mr. Andrus' Yamaha. Mr. Andrus was transported by Murray-Calloway EMS to Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Mr. Andrus died as a result of the injuries sustained in the collision. Ms. Dillon and her passengers were not injured. The investigation continues by Collision Reconstructionist Sergeant Joey Adams. KSP was assisted at the scene by Murray-Calloway County Fire and Rescue, Calloway County Sheriff's Department, and Murray-Calloway County EMS.