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Fatal Accident on 3867 Pleasant Hill Road in Hart County, KY

Date of News Release: 04/25/2006

(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - Thelbert Booker parked his vehicle on the side of the road and he exited his truck to speak with a subject on the side of the roadway. Thelbert Booker left the vehicle parked on the roadway. As Mr. Booker approached the rear of his truck to enter the vehicle, Johnny Riggs's vehicle struck Mr. Booker between Mr. Riggs's vehicle and Mr. Booker's vehicle.

Thelbert Booker was treated by EMS and flown from the scene by life net to University of Louisville Hospital. Mr. Booker succumbed to his injuries. Mr. Riggs was taken by EMS to Hardin Memorial Hospital.

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