Accident Injury 01 300BELTON, Ky. (2/19/14) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on Union Ridge Road at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 approximately three miles south of Belton.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Rickey Piper, 55, of Big Rock, Tenn., was operating a 1993 Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound on Union Ridge Road. As he rounded a curve, his vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a tree.

Piper was transported via ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment. He was wearing a seatbelt. There were no passengers involved.

Trooper Jerrod Hearld investigated the collision.

The Beechmont Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Trooper Stu Recke

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