TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two-Vehicle, Injury Collision on US 641
Date of News Release: 06/09/2013
Fredonia, KY (Caldwell County) -- The Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 641, in Fredonia, on Sunday, June 09, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Christopher Wright, 30 of Marion, KY, was operating a 1997 Mercury Tracer southbound on US 641. Christopher Elder, 25 of Fredonia, KY, was operating a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on US 641. Mr. Wright lost control of his vehicle in a curve and crossed into the northbound lane, into the path of Mr. Elder. Mr. Elder was unable to avoid the collision. Both vehicles came to final rest in the roadway.
Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts and were transported via ambulance to the Livingston County Hospital for treatment. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
Trooper Chris T. King investigated the collision. Fredonia Fire Department and Caldwell County EMS assisted at the scene.