TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two Killed on I-24 in Christian County
Date of News Release: 03/20/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) - Ms. Trisha Apte was operating a 2006 Honda Civic eastbound on I-24 in Christian County. Mr. Andrew F. Young was operating a 2006 Ford Taurus and was traveling westbound. For an unknown reason Ms. Apte's vehicle ran off into the sunken grass median and entered the westbound traffic. Ms. Apte's vehicle then struck Mr. Young's vehicle on the driver's side. Mr. Young was pronounced dead at the scene by the Christian County Coroner. Ms. Apte was life-flighted to Vanderbilt University Hospital. At 10:33 P.M. Ms. Apte was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Hospital.