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4:40 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Officer Recovering After Paducah Collision

Credit Paducah Police Department

Paducah police officer Austin Guill is expected to have a long recovery after a collision in Lowertown this week.

The Paducah Police Department says Guill underwent a successful surgery after being airlifted to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind., on Wednesday.

Guill was seriously injured after a person driving a stolen vehicle ran a stop sign and crashed into Guill's police cruiser. Police Chief Brandon Barnhill says Guill is in good spirits and that his friends and family set up an account for donations, which can be made at any western Kentucky U.S. Bank branch.