Injury Collision on US 62/Fowler Road in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 04/26/2016
(Lyon County, KY) - April 25, 2016, at approximately 2230 hours, Mr. Melvin Odell, age 32 of Murray KY, was operating a 2008 Jeep Wrangler eastbound on US 62 near Kuttawa, KY. Mr. Odell attempted to avoid a deer in the roadway and went off the right shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Odell's vehicle traveled through a ditch and struck a tree before coming to a final rest. Mr. Odell was not wearing a seat belt during the collision. Due to injuries suffered from the collision Mr. Odell was air lifted to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville IN for non-life threating injures. Trooper Derek Scott is continuing the collision investigation. KSP was assisted by Lyon County Sheriff's Department, Lyon County EMS, and Kuttawa Fire and Rescue.