TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision on KY 630
Date of News Release: 03/14/2012
Manitou, KY. (Hopkins County) –- The Kentucky State Police is investigating a single-vehicle fatality crash that occurred on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at approximately 12:43 p.m.
Preliminary investigation reveals that Timothy S. Parris, age 42 of Manitou, KY, was operating a 1997 Jeep Wrangler westbound on KY 630 when his vehicle crossed both lanes of travel. It exited the eastbound side of the roadway and struck a tree. Mr. Parris, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. Hopkins County Deputy Coroner Wayne Burton pronounced Mr. Parris dead at the scene. There were no passengers in the vehicle.
Trooper First Class John Komar is continuing the investigation. Sgt. Greg Jones, Tpr. Bob Winters, the Manitou Volunteer Fire Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service, and the Hopkins County Coroner's Office assisted at the scene.