breakingnews FATALACCIDENT 300Oak Grove, Ky. (10/30/13) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a fatal accident at approximately 4:41 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the mile maker 81 and Interstate 24 in Oak Grove.

Carl F. Mason, 63, of Cadiz was driving eastbound on I-24 and approaching the northbound exit ramp of the Pennyrile Parkway. A witness told police that his vehicle made an abrupt lane change, causing him to drive off into the median and passing in the right lane.
 
Mason attempted to exit at 81 mile marker but failed to negotiate the right turn. Mason’s vehicle exited the left shoulder of the roadway and traveled down the embankment. His vehicle then overturned and hit a ditch filled with large rock, coming to a final rest on top of the ditch.

Officials say Mason was wearing his seatbelt.

Mason was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Christian County Assistant Coroner.
 
Amber Averitt
SurfKY News

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique Program

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — GRACES Final Fling took place at the Hopkins County Extension Office on Thursday, April… Read More

MCCH Wellness Works to Offer Free Screenings in May

MURRAY, KY. (4/25/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Wellness Works program will be offering free community health… Read More
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 12457

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7659

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5826

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4943

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4259

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 12457

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8851

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1317

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1034

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 937

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 883

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 783

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 26, 2015 773

New Drug Helps Farmer with Parkinson's Return to…

by Laura Dawahare
April 25, 2015 766

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 702

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 648

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 645

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer