TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal Crash on Pennyrile Parkway in Hopkins County, KY
Date of News Release: 04/12/2006
(Hopkins County, KY) - Jesse Kenneth Handy was traveling northbound in a 2006 Kenworth Tractor and Trailer when for an unknown reasons; the vehicle crossed the median into the southbound lane. The vehicle then struck the guardrail causing it to overturn. Mr. Handy's vehicle came to rest on the side of the embankment on the right shoulder of the southbound lane.
Mr. Handy was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Hopkins County Coroner.
Trooper Sawyer was assisted at the scene by Sergeant Duane Snyder Unit 167, Hanson Fire Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service, and the Hopkins County Coroner.
The accident is still under investigation.