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KSP works Fatal Collision in McCracken County

Date of News Release: 10/17/2015

(McCracken County, KY) - On 10-17-2015 the Kentucky State Police were notified of a fatal collision on KY 358/Ogden Landing Road by the McCracken County Sheriff's Department. Due to the nature of the collision, Post 1 was requested to respond to the scene for a collision analysis. Corey Thompson was traveling East on KY 358/Ogden Landing Road. Warren C. Bates was traveling West on KY 358/Ogden Landing Road. Both vehicles were traveling a curve near the 8 mile marker and both vehicles crossed the center line and collided head on. Warren C. Bates was declared deceased on the scene by the McCracken County Coroner. Corey Thompson was taken from the scene to Baptist Health of Paducah. Kentucky State Police were assisted by the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, West McCracken Fire Department, McCracken County Coroner's Office, and McCracken County DES. The investigation is continuing by the Post 1 Collision Analysis Team.