Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Fatal collision on I-64
Date of News Release: 10/24/2011
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- On Thursday, 10-13-2011 William A. Goodwin was operating a 2001 Dodge pickup. He was entering eastbound I-64 at exit 35 when he lost control on the wet road. His vehicle was struck by a semi-tractor trailer traveling east on I-64. The victim's vehicle and the semi then struck a concrete bridge abutment. A second semi traveling west on I-64 struck the first semi in the median. The second semi was being operated by Thomas L. Phillips of Meridian, MS. He was wearing his set belt and was not injured.
William A. Goodwin succumbed to his injuries on 10/21/2011.
The collision is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Post 12 Collision Reconstruction Team.