TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal collision on Madisonville Road in Christian County
Date of News Release: 11/05/2011
(Madisonville, KY) -- Zachary T. Hawkins, age 21, of Crofton, KY, was operating his 1995 Chevy Truck northbound on Madisonville Road, approximately four miles south of Crofton, when the vehicle struck a deer. The deer traveled through the front windshield of the vehicle, fatally striking Mr. Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins was pronounced dead at the scene by the Christian County Coroner's Office. The passenger, a juvenile, was transported to Jennie Stuart Hospital by Christian County EMS for injuries sustained in the collision. The collision is being investigated by Trooper James McArthur, Unit 796.