Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Fatal Collision on I-71
Date of News Release: 12/08/2008
(Campbellsburg, KY) - On Saturday, December 6th, 2008, at approx. 8:30 AM, a fatal accident happened on I-71 near the 68 milemarker. There was freezing precipitation causing the roadway to become slick and hazardous. According to the preliminary investigation, a 1996 Dodge pickup, operated by Charles A. Wohlfrom, age 43 from Cincinnati, Ohio, was traveling on I-71 when the pickup crossed the median and struck a 2003 Jeep, operated by Deborah Corum, from Shelbyville, Ky., head-on. Mr. Wohlfrom was transported by Verona EMS to St. Lukes Hospital-West, where he was pronounced dead. Ms. Corum was uninjured. Both operators were reportedly wearing their seatbelts. The investigation is continuing by Tpr. Dusty Corbin. If there are any witnesses to this accident, please contact Post 5 at (502) 532-6363 and ask to speak with Tpr. Corbin, or leave him a message to call you back.