Reidland Crash Claims Life of Paducah Man
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY - A single-vehicle crash near Reidland late Saturday night claimed the life of a Paducah man.
McCracken County Sheriff's deputies said that shortly after 11:30 pm, 47-year-old Michael Winstead, was traveling on Benton Road and attempted to merge on to Kentucky Dam Road. They said Winstead’s vehicle struck a guardrail and left the road, where it struck an embankment.
Deputies said Winstead was not wearing a seat belt. They also reported that speed, along with alcohol, are believed to be contributing factors in the collision.
Winstead was pronounced dead at the scene by the McCracken County Coroner.

Published 12:53 AM, Monday Jul. 22, 2019
Updated 10:06 PM, Tuesday Jul. 23, 2019