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McCracken Co., KY crash leaves one woman injured

(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

One woman was injured in a crash in McCracken County, Kentucky, on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 3:53 p.m.

McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of the 9 mile marker of Interstate 24, west bound, for a reported two vehicle injury collision.       

Sarah Reid, 57, of Paducah, Ky, was driving a white 2004 Saturn SUV west bound on I-24.  Gerald Thomas, 53, from Paraham Town, Georgia, was driving a  white, 2003 Ford box truck pulling a car hauler/trailer with a vehicle in tow west bound in the same lane as Reid. 

Police said Reid did not notice the vehicle in front of her was traveling at a reduced speed and hit the rear of the trailer/vehicle in tow.  Reid was transported to a hospital by Mercy Regional EMS for non-incapacitating injuries 

The Sheriff’s Department was assisted on scene by Mercy Regional EMS and Randy’s Towing.  Both west bound lanes of I24 remained open during the course of the investigation. 

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