Garfield Man Injured In Crash

A Garfield man was injured in an accident at 11:33 Tuesday (07/09) morning.  According to Breckinridge County Deputy Sheriff Tyler Hardin, 32-year-old Jeremy Mikesell stated he was travelling south on Ky 259, in an ‘89 Dodge Pick Up,  when he met a red Mustang in the southbound lane. Mikesell left the roadway on the right hand side to avoid the oncoming vehicle. When he re-entered the roadway, his vehicle slid sideways, striking a culvert, before coming to rest in front of Tom & Al’s Bait Shop.  There was no contact between the two vehicles. Mikesell was taken to Breckinridge Memorial Hospital by Breck Central EMS. McDaniels Fire Department assisted at the scene. The investigation is on-going.