Clarkson, KY. (January 25, 2020) – Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopers responded to a two-vehicle collision in Grayson Co. Friday night. On January 24, 2020 at approximately 5:46 P.M. CT, KSP Post 4 received a call from the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance with a two-vehicle collision near the Peonia Road and Rocky Hill Estates Road intersection in Grayson County. The preliminary investigation revealed that John T. Puckett (36) of Sonora was traveling east on Peonia Road in a 1999 Dodge Ram. Vincent Abell (53) of Crestwood had just turned west from Rocky Hill Estates Road onto Peonia Road in a 2014 Ford Super Duty pickup truck. For unknown reasons Puckett crossed the center-line into westbound lane and into the path of Abell’s vehicle.
Puckett was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Grayson County Coroner’s Office. Abell and his passenger, Laura Shaw (53) of Louisville, were transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The affected portion of Peonia Road was closed in order allow troopers to investigate the collision. It is believed alcohol may have been a contributing factor. KSP Post 4 was assisted at the scene the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, Leitchfield Fire Department, Wax Fire Department, Grayson County EMS, and Grayson County Coroner’s Office. The collision is still under investigation by Trooper/Reconstructionist Brandon Brooks.
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