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2 injured in collision on US 68 in McCracken County


Two people were injured in a two car collision Thursday in McCracken County, Kentucky.

It happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of US 68 and Rosebower Church Road.

Investigators say Joy J. Cope, 80, of Paducah was attempting to cross US 68, from Bryant Ford Road and travel north on Rosebower Church Road.

Deputies say Cope was driving a 2010 Mercury Grand Marquis and pulled into the path of Matthew L. McReynolds, 29, of Benton, Kentucky. McReynolds was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro west- bound on US 68 and was unable to stop when Cope pulled into his path, according to the sheriff's office.

Cope and McReynolds were taken to area hospital's by Mercy Regional Ambulance Service for treatment of their injuries.

The Sheriff's Department was assisted at the scene by Reidland Fire Department and the Possom Trot Fire Department.

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