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I-69 Crash Leaves 3 Injured, Driver Facing Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
GRAVES COUNTY - A crash on I-69 in Graves County left three people injured, and one of them facing charges.

The Graves County Sheriff's Office says the wreck happened around 6:10 pm near Exit 24. Deputies said 35-year-old William Boykin, of Mayfield, was driving a small SUV and pulling a car dolly trailer. Boykin was traveling north on I-69 in the left lane next to a northbound semi tractor in the right lane.
According to deputies, Boykin's trailer started to fishtail and collided into the wheel of the semi. Boykin's trailer then jackknifed resulting in the vehicle losing control and rolling over multiple times and crossing the right lane and the exit ramp. 

Boykin and two passengers all sustained injuries from the collision. Boykin and one passenger were transported to Jackson Purchase Medical Center for treatment. The other passenger was transported to Baptist Health Paducah for treatment.

After an investigation, Boykin was placed under arrest and lodged in the Graves County Jail on two counts of wanton endangerment 1st degree and DUI 1st offense with an aggravating circumstance.

Published 11:16 AM, Friday Sep. 06, 2019
Updated 02:25 PM, Friday Sep. 06, 2019

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