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One Killed in a Collision on US 60 in McCracken County

Date of News Release: 01/20/2015

(Mayfield, Ky.) - James Poole was traveling eastbound on US 60 near Roberts road when for unknown reasons, he crossed into the westbound lane. Poole's vehicle sideswiped unit 2 operated by Timothy Perez then continued eastbound in the westbound lane.

Mr. Poole's vehicle then was involved in a head-on collision with unit 3 operated by Terry Gordon. Mr. Poole was not ejected but sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash. All other parties were transported to local hospitals for various injuries.

The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Jody Cash with the Kentucky State Police. KSP was assisted by the McCracken County Sheriffs Office, McCracken County Coroner's Office, West McCracken Fire Department and the Concord Fire Department. See second page for additional occupant information.