Accident claims life of Lyon County teen
May 31, 2013 | 2440 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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Alexandrea "Allie" Kirkley, 16, of Eddyville died Thursday afternoon at Marshall County Hospital as a result of injuries sustained when her vehicle collided with a commercial truck hauling limestone. The driver of the commercial vehicle has not been identified. The accident occurred on US 62 west of Interstate 24 in Calvert City near McDonald's.

Both lanes of US 62 were closed for two hours while the scene was cleared. A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's highway crew cleared the limestone from the roadway.

Calvert City police were assisted at the scene of the accident by Kentucky State Police and the Marshall County Rescue Squad.
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