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Columbia Man Killed in a CMV Collision

Date of News Release: 11/19/2013

Louisville, KY. (November 19, 2013) -- KY State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Post 15 Columbia is investigating a fatal accident in Green County on KY highway 88. According to Sr. Officer Derek Cundiff the accident occurred about 4 miles west of the city of Greensburg at 0947 hrs on Thursday the 14th . An Owens Transport LLC tractor and cargo tank loaded with milk was traveling westbound when the combination vehicle left the roadway, over corrected and lost control. The vehicle was being operated by Robert G. Kimbler Jr. of Columbia KY. Kimbler was pronounced dead at the scene by the Green County Coroner's Office. KSP was assisted by Greensburg Fire Dept and the EPA. Direct cause of the accident is still unknown at this time and the investigation is on going.

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