TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Triple Fatal Collision on KY 109 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 06/10/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - Meagan Gibbs was traveling south on KY 109 in a 2002 Ford F250 pickup truck. Penny Garrison was traveling north on KY 109 in a 1986 Ford Ranger. Ms. Gibbs' vehicle drifted into the northbound lane and struck the Ms. Garrison's vehicle head on. Penny Garrison, Jordan Duke, and Beverly Lopez were pronounced dead at the scene by the Hopkins County Coroner. Ethan Garrison was flown by Air Evac to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Meagan Gibbs and her child were transported by ambulance to Madisonville Regional Medical Center. The accident is still under investigation by Trooper Bob Winters, Unit 785 and Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Nick Rice, Unit 460.