Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Fatal Collision on I-65 in Warren County
Date of News Release: 02/15/2008
(Bowling Green) - Phillip Foster was north bound in the middle lane of I-65. Darrell Burton was traveling beside Mr. Foster's vehicle in the right lane. Mr. Foster failed to see Mr. Burton's vehicle in the right lane and attempted to merge in to the right lane. Mr. Foster's vehicles right front impacted the side of Mr. Burton's vehicle. This impact caused Mr. Burton's vehicle to rotate in front of Mr. Foster's vehicle. Mr. Foster's vehicle pushed Mr. Burton's vehicle up the interstate and then both units entered the median. Mr. Burton's vehicle overturned on its top and Mr. Foster's vehicle came to final rest on top of Mr. Burton's vehicle. Mr. Burton was pronounced dead on the scene. The adult passenger (Cynthia Morgan) was taken to the Medical Center in Bowling Green where she was treated and released. The two juveniles (Tyler Huff & Kendra Morgan) after a lengthy extraction process was flown to Vanderbilt.