Illinois Man Dies Test Driving Car in Kentucky
The victim's mother was seriously injured in the crash
A 52-year-old Illinois man reportedly ran off a curve Saturday while test driving a 2012 BMW 128i.
Updated at 10:13 AM CDT on Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012
Police in Paducah, Ky., say a southern Illinois man has died in a crash while taking a test drive in a car.
The victim's mother was seriously injured in the crash.
The Paducah Sun reported 52-year-old James L. Shelnutt of Goreville, Ill., ran off a curve Saturday while driving a car belonging to Bluegrass BMW. Police said he was test driving a 2012 BMW 128i.
Shelnutt's mother, 77-year-old Sally A. West of Carbondale, Ill, was airlifted to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
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Published at 7:18 AM CDT on Apr 24, 2012
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