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KSP Works Injury Collision in Lyon County

Date of News Release: 11/16/2015

(Kuttawa, KY) - The Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle collision on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 3:15 P.M.

Preliminary investigation shows Jason A. Tackwell, 27 of Eddyville, KY was traveling east on Interstate 24 driving a 2002 Chevrolet Caviler. Tackwell lost control of his vehicle around the 38 mile marker, possibly due to the weather and wet roads, and went off the right side of the interstate. Tackwell struck several trees and overturned before his vehicle came to a final stop.

Tackwell was transported by EMS Caldwell County Hospital for non-life threatening injuries, sustained during the collision. Tackwell was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision.

The Kentucky State Police was assisted on the scene by the Kuttawa Fire-Rescue Department, Kuttawa Fire Department, Lyon County Sheriff's Office, and the Lyon County EMS. Trooper Derek Scott is continuing the collision investigation.