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Two People, 3 Horses Hurt in Fulton County Crash
By West Kentucky Star
FULTON - A two-vehicle collision Saturday night in Fulton County injured two people in one vehicle and three horses in a trailer. 

The Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the Fulton Police Department responded about 10:30 pm to the intersection of Kentucky Highway 94 and US Highway 51. Deputies said an SUV driven by Jalen Weatherspoon of Owensboro failed to stop an the intersection and struck a pickup truck driven by Kailey Schmidt of Cottage Grove, Tennessee, which was pulling a horse trailer. The trailer came loose and was reportedly dangling over an embankment. 

Weatherspoon was airlifted to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis for treatment of injuries, while a passenger was taken to Union City Baptist Hospital. Schmidt and two passengers in the truck were checked by EMS at the scene and released.

The horses are currently receiving medical attention. 


Published 05:30 PM, Tuesday Oct. 08, 2019
Updated 06:14 PM, Wednesday Oct. 09, 2019

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