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One Killed in a Single Vehicle DUI Collision on U.S. 42

Date of News Release: 04/07/2010

(Warsaw, Ky.) -- Troopers from KSP Post 5 responded to a fatal collision this morning at 2:04 a.m. in Gallatin County. Investigation revealed that James E. Bayes, a 50 year-old man from Glencoe, crossed the centerline of U.S. 42 near Warsaw before impacting an embankment. Bayes was pronounced dead by the Gallatin County Coroner at the scene at 2:54 a.m. Preliminary information suggests that alcohol may be a factor.

Trooper Walter Szczepan is leading the investigation. Trooper Szczepan was assisted by the following agencies: Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, Warsaw Police Department, and the Gallatin County Fire & EMS.

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