DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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WRECK updateMADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/13) – The Madisonville Police Department (MPD) has released further details on an accident that occurred just before noon yesterday, May 1, 2013, at the intersection of West Noel Avenue and Pride Avenue.
 
According to MPD officials, 67-year-old Donald Bennett of Madisonville was making a right turn, traveling westbound from Pride on West Noel. At the same time, 77-year-old Annise Cox, also of Madisonville, approached the same intersection traveling Southbound. Cox informed officers that when she was approaching the intersection she attempted to apply her brakes, but accidentally hit the gas pedal instead. Cox lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole and a stop sign, then striking Bennett’s vehicle.
 
Both drivers were transported to Baptist Health ER for treatment of potential injuries.
 
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