Deer in the roadway lead to crash in McCracken Co., KY

Deer in the roadway lead to crash in McCracken Co., KY
Handegan was operating a white 2016 Chevrolet Cruze traveling south on Oaks Road when several deer crossed in front of Handegan striking her vehicle. (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A single-vehicle crash on Oaks Road in McCracken County, Kentucky injured one person on Wednesday, March 21.

According to officials with the sheriff's department, it happened at 6:56 a.m. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department investigated and identified the driver as Michele Handegan , 45, of Paducah, Ky.

Handegan was operating a white 2016 Chevrolet Cruze traveling south on Oaks Road when several deer crossed in front of Handegan striking her vehicle.

Deputies said she lost control of her vehicle causing her to exit the roadway and strike a tree. Handegan was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-incapacitating injuries.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department was assisted by Mercy Regional, Hendron Fire and Jason's Collision.

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