Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Fatal collision on US 127 in Owen County
Date of News Release: 11/19/2011
(Owenton, Ky) -- Troopers are investigating the death of an Owenton woman who died yesterday (11/18) during a collision with a tractor-trailer on U.S. 127 in Owen County. For reasons unknown at this time, the vehicle driven by 66 year old Beverly B. Minch crossed the center-line near the 2900 block of U.S. 127, colliding with a passing tractor-trailer. Ms. Minch was pronounced dead at the scene by the Owen County Coroner at 5:17 p.m. and the driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. Ms. Minch was wearing her seatbelt during the collision.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Dusty Corbin, a collision reconstructionist. Trooper Corbin was assisted at the scene by: Owen County Rescue, Owen County Fire department, Owen County EMS, Owen County Sheriff's office, Owenton Police department, and the Owen County Coroner.