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Injury Collision on US 60 Involving a Deer

Date of News Release: 11/16/2015

Marion, KY (Crittenden County) - The Kentucky State Police is investigating an injury-collision that occurred in the 3600 block of US 60, on Sunday, November 15, at 10:55 p.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a passenger car was traveling east on US 60 when it struck a deer, causing it to become airborne. As the deer was airborne, it was struck by a 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 that was traveling west on US 60. The deer made entry into the cab of the pickup truck causing injury to the driver, Chad A. Jackson, 21, Marion.

Mr. Jackson was transported via ambulance to Crittenden Health Systems. He was then flown to Deaconess in Evansville, IN for treatment. The driver of the passenger car was not injured.

Trooper Daniel Holland is investigating the collision. Crittenden County EMS, Constable Billy Arflac, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet assisted at the scene.