tractor trailer 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/13/13) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) investigated a single-vehicle, non-injury collision that occurred on the Pennyrile Parkway, near the 36 mile marker, on Friday, May 10, 2013, at 8:13 p.m.
 
The preliminary investigation revealed that Ronnie Loy, 33 of Columbia, KY, was operating a 1998 Peterbuilt pulling a cattle trailer northbound on the Pennyrile Parkway when the tractor and trailer dropped off the left shoulder of the roadway causing it to overturn on its side in the median.
 
The semi was hauling 128 cows, of which approximately 20 escaped from the trailer after the collision. Several cows have been caught, but a few remain loose in the Mortons Gap area. The Pennyrile Parkway was shut down for approximately 8 hours while crews unloaded the remaining cattle from the trailer to be able to remove the tractor and trailer.
 
Mr. Loy, who was wearing a seatbelt, was not injured during the collision. There were no passengers in the vehicle.
 
Trooper Joseph Bartolotti investigated the collision. Sergeant Trent Weaver, Trooper Tim Sales, Trooper Jon McGehee, Trooper Jonathan Murphy, Trooper Jonathan Carlock, Nortonville Fire Department, Mortons Gap Fire Department, South Hopkins Fire Department, White Plains Fire Department, and the Kentucky Highway Department assisted at the scene.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris King (Kentucky State Police)

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Storm Falls to Caldwell, Drops Third Straight Game

MORTONS GAP, Ky. (5/3/15) ― Host Hopkins County Central owned a 5-1 lead through the third inning but couldn't hold off… Read More

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/3/15) ― Two people were injured during a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of East Noel… Read More
1 DOW 18,024.06
+183.54 (1.03%)    
2 S&P 2,108.29
+22.78 (1.09%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,005.39
+63.97 (1.29%)    

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4102

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3442

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3301

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2856

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2743

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15395

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8439

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 03, 2015 1107

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 703

Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 588

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 532

Dave Says - May 3, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
May 02, 2015 472

Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness with kids is…

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 388

Legislator's Log - Week of May 3, 2015

by Brent Yonts
May 03, 2015 347

2015 Correctional Employees' Week Celebrated…

by Michael Caudill
May 03, 2015 337

Outdoor Truths – May 3, 2015

by Gary Miller
May 03, 2015 313

Keeping the Faith - 'You Are Stuck With You'

by Ronnie McBrayer
May 03, 2015 200

State Registered Nurse Aide Pinning Ceremony at…

by HCS Publication Team