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Man Trapped in Vehicle in Accident on I-69

 

tractor trailer 300EDDYVILLE, KY (2/23/12) – At approximately 12:41 p.m. officers with the Kentucky State Police/Commercial Vehicle Enforcement were dispatched to the northbound side of Interstate 69 in reference to an overturned semi-truck.
 
Officer Byron Sparkman and Officer Mark Townsend arrived on scene where they were informed that the driver was trapped inside the passenger area of the truck. Eddyville Fire Department assisted by Princeton Fire Department Heavy Rescue was able to extricate the driver.
 
The driver, Danny L Weyrauch of Fairdale, KY told investigating officers that he had taken a drink of his coffee and began to choke. Weyrauch also advised that he then passed out from choking on his coffee. The semi-truck then ran off the right shoulder of the roadway as a result of the driver losing consciousness. The semi-truck traveled down the remaining portion of the guard rail until it ended. The semi-truck then continued off of the right shoulder of the roadway through a ditch at which time the semi-truck and trailer laid over onto its left side, coming to a final rest in a wooded area.
 
Weyrauch was transported from the scene by Lyon County E.M.S. to Lourdes Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
 
The Officers were assisted on the scene by Eddyville Fire Department, Lyon Co. E.M.S., Lyon Co. Sheriff, and Princeton Fire Department.
 
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