Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Fatal Collision on KY79 in Butler County
Date of News Release: 09/19/2011
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- Samuel Deets was traveling southbound on KY79. Mr. Deets's vehicle came over a hillcrest and dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Deets's vehicle entered into a slide skid, causing him to overturn. Vehicle completed a full rotation prior to coming to final rest with the trailer across the road and the tractor lying in the northbound travel lanes. Mr. Deets was pronounced deceased at the scene by Butler County Deputy Coroner Brian McKinney.