Thursday, June 15, 2017

Marion woman dies in parkway crash


Ann Newcom, 52, of Marion died in an automobile crash this morning on the Purchase Parkway near the Benton US 641 exchange.

She was apparently en route to work in Mayfield.

According to the Marshall County Sheriffs Department, the crash happened about 8 a.m. According to information from Deputy Steven Oakley, who investigated the crash, Newcom was traveling southbound on the Purchase Parkway. Her vehicle apparently hydroplaned and she lost control, crossing the median and striking a tractor-trailer.

Newcom was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi Sean C. Mohs 48, of Paducah, was not injured.