Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Single Vehicle Fatal Collision in Hart County
Date of News Release: 03/12/2012
(Bowling Green, KY) -- On Sunday, March 11, 2012, at 11:05 p.m.(CST) Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, responded to a single vehicle fatality collision near the 2900 block of Hammonsville Road in Hart County, Kentucky.
According to Trooper Wesley Medley, the victim a 17 year old from Munfordville, Kentucky, was traveling south on KY 357 (Hammonsville Road) in her 1999 Chevrolet S10 pickup. The operator exited the right hand shoulder of the roadway, overcorrected, then traveled across the Northbound striking an earth embankment and became airborne.
The vehicle flipped several times before coming to final rest. The operator was not wearing a seatbelt, and was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on scene by Hart County Coroner, Jeff Roten.
The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Trooper Wesley Medley.