Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Utica Man Killed After Hitting Deer with His Car

deer auto collision red 01DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/10/13) – A 32-year-old Utica man was killed and a female passenger in his vehicle was injured as the result of a collision with a deer at 9:25 p.m. Thursday night. According to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, the deer first struck a northbound vehicle as it came onto the east side of the road. Authorities said the deer then ran into the southbound lane, where it struck a 1997 Honda Accord driven by Brad Critchelow. The impact pushed the into the vehicle’s windshield, which caused Critchelow to exit the west side of the highway. His car came to final rest in a nearby field. The driver was transported to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The female juvenile passenger, Macy Critchelow, age 5, was also transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with minor injuries. Police said Critchelow was wearing his seatbelt and the juvenile was properly restrained in a booster seat in the back seat of the vehicle. Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in accident, and the unidentified passengers of the northbound vehicle were not injured.

Alex Reid
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

In Other News...

Paradise NRA Banquet Promises Food, Fun, Prizes

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/19/14) The Second Annual Banquet and Auction for the Paradise Friends of the NRA will be held on… Read More

Kentucky College Coach Program Added at CCHS

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (9/21/14) — Calloway County High School has recently welcomed Bryan Warner as a Kentucky College… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 19, 2014 4371

Madisonville Man Among Three Arrested for…

in Top Stories by Muhlenberg Sheriff Curtis McGehee
September 17, 2014 3351

Wanted Man Leads Troopers on Chase…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 20, 2014 3110

Large Cache of Drugs, Cash, Gun Seized;…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 18, 2014 2890

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in News by Karen McKnight
September 19, 2014 2703

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision at…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Russell Nichols

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 17, 2014 3351

Wanted Man Leads Troopers on Chase…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 19, 2014 2703

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision at…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Russell Nichols
September 18, 2014 1851

Manitou Man Charged with DUI

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 18, 2014 1766

Vehicle Strikes CSX Train Cars at Crossing

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 19, 2014 1436

My Kentucky Roads - Twin Maples Farm in…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 20, 2014 959

Man Charged with Theft After KSP…

in Top Stories by Alexis McGee
September 19, 2014 843

STREET CLOSINGS FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

in Top Stories by Abby Shelton
September 19, 2014 798

Police Searching for Hit-And-Run Driver

in Top Stories by Jennifer Smith, DCSO
September 18, 2014 652

Owensboro's Nathan Morris Has Worldwide…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 18, 2014 478

9-1-1 Phone Lines

in Top Stories by Michael Hathaway

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 20, 2014 3110

Large Cache of Drugs, Cash, Gun Seized;…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 20, 2014 1422

Paradise NRA Banquet Promises Food, Fun,…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06