Mayfield Crash Leaves Man Facing Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MAYFIELD - A single-vehicle crash in Mayfield Friday afternoon left the driver facing charges.

The Mayfield Police Department said officers responded to Paducah Road where they found a vehicle in the grass, in front of a business. Police say the vehicle had nearly collided with the building.

The driver, 68-year-old William Sherlin of Mayfield, reportedly admitted to drinking alcohol and taking his prescription medication.

Witnesses said that Sherlin had struck a person on scene with his vehicle's door when the person tried to stop him from leaving the scene. Sherlin was also discovered to have a suspended driver's license.

Sherlin was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs with aggravated circumstances and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license. He was lodged in the Graves County Jail.

Published 10:00 PM, Sunday May. 12, 2019
Updated 05:49 AM, Monday May. 13, 2019

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