Accident Injury 01 blue 300PADUCAH, Ky. (8/20/14) — At approximately 7:22 a.m. the Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the 4300 block of Clarks River Road for an accident involving injuries.

Brenda L. Ritchie, 50 years of age, of Ledbetter, Ky., was traveling east on Clarks River Road. Mrs. Ritchie who was operating a silver 2001 Kia Sophia, fell asleep while driving and rear ended a White 1999 Chevrolet flatbed pickup driven by Chester A. Mason, 61 years of age, of Bloomfield, Mo.

Mr. Mason and his passenger, Jason P. Rubenacker, 43 years of age, of Boaz, Ky., we're not injured in the accident.

Mrs. Ritchie was transported a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department was assisted by the Reidland Fire Department and Mercy Regional.

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Information provided by Deputy Kevin Carter

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