Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Fatal ATV collision on Harris Road in Simpson County
Date of News Release: 07/30/2011
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Saturday, July 30, 2011, at 3:13 pm, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, responded to 500 Block of Harris Road in Simpson County, KY. The complaint was in regards to a fatal collision that had occurred at that location.
According to Trooper Jason Lanham, Zackery Ross (20) of Scottsville, was traveling west on Harris Road when he failed to negotiate a curve on his ATV. Mr. Ross traveled down the side of the roadway into a ditch causing Mr. Ross to be ejected from the ATV. Mr. Ross was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. Mr. Ross was pronounced deceased on scene by the Simpson County Coroner Gary Crafton.
The investigation is ongoing and is led by Trooper Jason Lanham.