One Dead, Two Others Injured in Wednesday Crash on Pennyrile
Alcohol is a possible factor in a one vehicle crash this (Wednesday) morning that claimed one life and caused two more injuries on the Pennyrile Parkway. Just before 7:00am, Kentucky State Police reports 22 year old Cody W Allen of Madisonville wa south bound between the 53 and 54 mile markers when he lost control of his vehicle. It traveled into the median and overturned, where it continued across both north bound lanes until it landed off the side of the road. Allen, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was transported to Baptist Health Madisonville where he was pronounced dead by the Hopkins County Coroner. One passenger, 22 year old Thomas W Hawkins of Hanson, was also not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He, and 20 year old Amber A Harrison of Henderson, were air lifted to St. Mary’s in Evansville.