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One Killed in a Collision on KY 444

Date of News Release: 10/09/2014

(Hickory, KY) - Erica Rogers was westbound on KY 444 and in the process of passing a vehicle. Just as Rogers cleared the vehicle she was passing, she lost control , ran off the roadway, struck a tree and came to final rest upside down in a creek bed. Both occupants of the vehicle had to be extricated from the vehicle. Rogers was airlifted by Air Evac to Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN in critical condition and Eric C. Schoppe was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Calloway County Coroner's Office. Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by the Calloway County Sheriff's Department, Calloway County Coroner's Office, Calloway Fire Rescue and Murray Fire Department. The investigation continues by Trooper Jody Cash.