fatal collision 3 300CADIZ, Ky. (11/8/19) — Two people succumbed to their injuries following a crash near Cadiz Thursday evening.

Kentucky State Police Post 1 received a call from the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office regarding a two vehicle collision with injuries at the intersection of Bypass Road (U.S. 68) and South Road (Kentucky 139) near Cadiz at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

KSP reported troopers and collision analysts responded to the location. Preliminary investigation shows Emily Lyons, 20, of Staffordsville was driving a 2003 Volkswagen Beetle north on South Road. Jon McGraw, 56, of Cadiz was driving a 2008 GMC Acadia traveling west on Bypass Road.

Lyons failed to yield the right of way to McGraw and entered in his path, according to the report. McGraw was unable to avoid the collision and struck Lyons’ vehicle in the passenger side. Lyons, McGraw, and a passenger in Lyons’ vehicle, Matthew Cook, 32, of Wittensville, were all transported by EMS to Trigg County Hospital. Lyons and Cook succumbed to their injuries and were declared deceased at the Trigg County Hospital.

Autopsies for both Lyons and Cook are scheduled today in Louisville.

KSP Collision Reconstructionist Trooper Michael Robichaud and Sergeant Eric Fields are continuing the investigation. KSP was assisted by Trigg County Sheriff’s Office, Cadiz Police Department, Trigg County Rescue Squad, Trigg County EMS and Trigg County Coroner.

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