Cumberland man hit vehicle and pedestrian, police say

aclark@herald-leader.comJune 3, 2009 

A Cumberland man was charged with driving under the influence after he hit a vehicle and a pedestrian Wednesday, Kentucky State Police say.

Lee Hatfield, 28, was driving south on Ky. 522 in Cumberland at 5:24 p.m. Wednesday in a 2002 yellow Ford Mustang when he crossed the center line and struck a 2000 Chevy Blazer head-on, Kentucky State Police say. Hatfield veered off the road and struck a pedestrian standing in front of his home.

In addition to a DUI, Hatfield was charged with four counts of assault, driving with no insurance and driving on expired tags.

The passenger in the Mustang was airlifted to Holston Valley Medical Facility. The driver of the Blazer, Glenda Polly, 30, and a passenger in the Blazer were taken to Harlan ARH with multiple injuries. Neither passenger was identified.

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