chicken 300x195Workers attempt to regroup and remove cages of live chickens from the field near the intersection of Kentucky 2584 and Kentucky 181 near Bremen Thursday, Feb. 6. A tractor-trailer load of chickens turned over at the intersection blocking both lanes of Kentucky 181 Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 6. (SurfKY News Photo/Rita Dukes Smith)BREMEN, Ky. (2/6/14) — A truckload of chickens were the only casualties of a single-vehicle collision on Kentucky 181 about 3:35 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 near Bremen.

According to a Kentucky State Police report, Dennia Johnson, 49, of Houston, Miss., was operating a a 2004 Mack tractor-trailer hauling chickens headed west on Kentucky 2584 when she attempted to make a left turn onto Kentucky 181 to head south. The rear tires of the trailer dropped off the left shoulder of the roadway, which caused the unit to overturn. It blocked both lanes of Kentucky 181.

Johnson was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt.

Trooper Craig Engler investigated the collision. He was assisted at the scene by Trooper Jonathan Ward, the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department, the Bremen Volunteer Fire Department and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

It is unknown how many of the chickens were salvaged and how many died.

The debris and chickens were removed from the roadways by mid-morning Thursday, Feb. 6.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Information provided by Trooper Stu Recke

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

OVL Championship Series: Miners Level Dubois County, 14-4

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/30/15) — Host Madisonville defeated Dubois County 14-4 in the first game of the Ohio Valley League… Read More

Neighbors Provide Helpful Information

KENTUCKY (7/30/15) — As Kentucky Transportation Cabinet engineers have started evaluating the site of a fatal washout… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5660

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3733

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 2746

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 2699

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2427

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19782

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 16069

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 30, 2015 2746

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 2699

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1492

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1160

Hanson City Council Discusses Boundaries, Zoning

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 1104

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 1012

UPDATE: Body of Missing 8 Year Old Found; No Foul…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 925

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 636

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 596

Two Teens Face Multiple Charges Including Burglary

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 520

UK Women's Golf Announces Strong 2015-16 Schedule

by SurfKY News