Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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One killed in a single vehicle collision on US 231
Date of News Release: 07/01/2011
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Thursday, June 30, 2011, at 9:03pm, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to US 231 in Butler County, KY, regarding a fatal collision. Derek Justice, (34) of Bowling Green, was traveling south on US 231. Mr. Justice exited the right hand shoulder of the roadway and traveled through a fence and overturned several times. Mr. Justice was ejected from his vehicle and was flown by helicopter to the Medical Center in Bowling Green where he was pronounced deceased by the Warren County Coroner. The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Brian McKinney.