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Load shift a factor in Monroe Co., KY, 2006 Freightliner crash

Injury Collison occurs on Old Temple Hill Road in Monroe County, KY. Forty one year old driver transported to Monroe County Medical Centery by Monroe County EMS where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
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By Sergeant Jason H. Morris, Public Affairs Officer
Drug Recognition Expert, Kentucky State Police, Region 2

TOMPKINSVILLE, KY (Wed 18 Apr 2018) Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle injury collision on Old Temple Hill Road 10 miles east of Tompkinsville today at 7:36amCT.

Preliminary investigations indicate that 41 year-old Michael Bennett of Edmonton was operating a 2006 Freightliner traveling west on Old Temple Hill Road when his load shifted causing him to run off the right side of the roadway and overturn.

Bennett was wearing his seat belt at the time of the collision.

Bennett was transported to the Monroe County Medical Center by the Monroe County EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

Senior Officer Casey Tooley is investigating the collision and was assisted by Monroe County Emergency Management, EMS, Road Department and Sheriff's Office.

This story was posted on 2018-04-18 19:36:57
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