Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle injury collision on Old Temple Hill Road 10 miles east of Tompkinsville Wednesday at 7:36 a.m. CST.
Preliminary investigations indicate that 41 year-old Michael Bennett of Edmonton was operating a 2006 Freightliner traveling west on Old Temple Road when his load shifted causing him to run off the right side of the roadway and overturn. Bennett was wearing his seat belt at the time of the collision. Bennett was transported to the Monroe County Medical Center by the Monroe County EMS with non-life threatening injuries.
Senior Officer Casey Tooley is investigating the collision and was assisted by Monroe County Emergency Management, EMS, Road Department and Sherriff’s Office.
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