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Trigg Co. Officer Hit By Car While Directing School Traffic

Posted at 5:14 PM, Apr 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-17 18:14:30-04

A Cadiz Police Officer was hit by a car while he was directing school traffic.

Troopers with the Kentucky State Police Post responded to the scene at Main Street in front of Trigg County High School Monday afternoon.

Officer David Colbert was hit by 72-year-old George A. Hicks, Cadiz, who was driving a 2004 Chevrolet van eastbound on Main Street as he approached the entrance to Trigg County Hospital.

Colbert was taken by ambulance to Trigg County Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Heavy rain and decreased visibility are believed to be factors in the crash.. KSP officials did not anticipate any criminal charges in the case.