TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two-Vehicle Injury Collision on Sharon Grove Road
Date of News Release: 07/09/2013
Elkton, KY (Todd County) -- The Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on Sharon Grove Road (KY 171), approximately six miles north of Elkton, on Monday, July 8, 2013, at 1:36 p.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Carl Templeman, 83 of Elkton, KY, was operating a John Deere Gator. Noble Watkins, 81 of Elkton, KY, was operating a 1988 Toyota pickup truck northbound on Sharon Grove Road. Mr. Templeman exited his driveway and pulled onto Sharon Grove Road into the path of Mr. Watkins' vehicle. The two vehicles collided.
Mr. Templeman was knocked from the John Deere Gator as a result of the collision. He was flown from the scene to Vanderbilt Medical Center for treatment. Mr. Watkins was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
Trooper Jim McArthur investigated the collision. Todd County Rescue/EMS and Air Evac assisted at the scene.