TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision on Popes Creek Road
Date of News Release: 02/16/2010
(Columbia, Ky) -- Trooper Brian Coyt is investigating a fatal Collision which occurred on February 15, 2010 at 0545 a.m. 6 miles East of Lebanon on Popes Creek Road. Jose Manuel Rodriguez, age 29, of Lebanon was operating a 1999 Mitzsubishi, unknown if belted, was eastbound on Popes Creek Road, dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway and overturned in a creek. Rodriguez was pronounced deceased at the scene by Marion County Deputy Coroner. An autopsy will be performed on Tuesday in Louisville.