accidentwinjuries2 300MARION, Ky. (7/15/17) — The Kentucky State Police is investigating a one vehicle, injury-collision that occurred shortly after 1 p.m. Friday on U.S. 60 West at Moore Hill.

The preliminary investigation revealed Roger Swaggirt, 63, of Salem was operating a 1993 Ford F-150 traveling west bound on U.S. 60 and crossed the center line driving into oncoming traffic. He then overcorrected his vehicle striking a guard rail on the westbound shoulder of the roadway, according to police. After striking the guardrail, his vehicle crossed the eastbound lane of travel and exited the roadway where it overturned. Swaggirt was entrapped in his vehicle and was extricated by Crittenden County Rescue Squad.
 
Swaggirt was transported by ambulance to Crittenden County Hospital and then flown to Deaconess in Evansville, Indiana by Air Evac. Police say he was not wearing a seat belt.
 
Trooper Brian Graves investigated the collision and was assisted on scene by Crittenden County EMS, Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office, Crittenden County Rescue Squad and the State Highway Department.

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