Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Fatal collision on KY 148 in Shelby County
Date of News Release: 11/09/2011
(Frankfort, Ky.) -- On Wednesday, November 09, 2011 at 11:08 AM the Shelby County dispatch received a report of injury collision on KY-148 (Fishersville Road) in Shelby County. Lonnie Monroe was operating a 1992 Ford Semi pulling a trailer westbound on KY-148. Mr. Monroe was passing a stopped US Postal Mail worker delivering mail. He lost control of his semi and left the westbound side of the roadway and overturned. He next struck some small trees and a fence. The driver Mr. Monroe was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital. The passenger James L. Jacob was fatally injured during the collision. The collision is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Post 12 Collision Reconstruction Team.