One Dies in Wednesday Crash in Crittenden County
The Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality collision that occurred on US 641, just south of Marion, yesterday (Wednesday) around 3pm.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Thomas A. Sanders, age 23 of Marion, KY, was operating a 1989 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck northbound on US 641. Euell Kenneth Guess, age 76 of Fredonia, KY, was operating a 1995 Buick LaSabre southbound on US 641. As Mr. Sanders rounded a curve in the roadway, his vehicle crossed the centerline and traveled into the southbound lane where it struck Mr. Guess’s vehicle head-on.
The Crittenden County Coroner’s Office pronounced Mr. Guess dead at the scene. His passenger (wife), Hazel D. Guess, age 75, was flown from the scene to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN for treatment. Mr. Sanders was flown from the scene to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, IN for treatment.