Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Double Fatality Crash on KY 1815 in Hardin County
Date of News Release: 10/09/2006
(Elizabethtown, KY) - Orvel Blackburn was driving a 1994 Dodge pick-up was traveling south bound on KY 1815. Mr. Blackburn's vehicle left the west side shoulder of roadway striking a fence and then a tree. Orvel Blackburn was pronounced at the scene by the Hardin County Coroner's Office. Passenger Gene Blackburn was transported to University of Louisville Hospital were he was pronounced dead by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.
The Kentucky State Police and Hardin County Coroner's Office are asking anyone with information about Orvel Blackburn or Gene Blackburn regarding family whereabouts is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 270-766-5078.