Suspect Facing Several Charges in Connection to Fatal Marshall County Crash

A man is facing multiple charges in connection to a deadly crash. The man was identified as Kevin R. West. He was charged with second-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault, DUI, careless driving, first-degree trafficking a controlled substance and several other charges. Police say around 1:30 p.m. on March 8, deputies were dispatched to a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 68 East and Moors Camp Highway. When they arrived, deputies learned that several people from two different vehicles were injured and being taken to area hospitals by ambulance and helicopter. Police learned that one person, 59-year-old Randall D. Massey, of Calvert City, died from his injuries. They say Massey was a passenger in the vehicle driven by Kevin West. According to the sheriff’s office, they suspected West of being under the influence at the time of the crash. On Tuesday, officials learned that a second person, Youlane S. Cathey, 82, of Benton, Ky., died at a hospital from her injuries. She was one of four people in the second vehicle. Deputies say West was not taken into custody at the time of the incident due to being treated at the hospital. They say he has since left that facility and is wanted on an arrest warrant. Anyone how has information about is asked to call 911 or the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office at 270-527-1333.

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