Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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One Killed in a Four Vehicle Collision on I-65
Date of News Release: 05/13/2012
(Bowling Green, KY.) -- On Sunday, May 13, 2012, at 9:59 A.M. (CST) Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, responded to North I-65 at the 55 mile point. The complaint was in regards to a four-vehicle fatal collision.
According to Trooper Lonnie Hodges, Unit 1, a 2008 Volvo operator by Jaromir P. Grzejdziak (38) of Countryside, IL was traveling south on I-65 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the median. The vehicle overrode the cable barrier in the Northbound lanes. The 2008 Volvo struck Unit 2, head on a 2011 Honda CRV operated by Judith Boden (62) of Lexington, KY who was traveling North on I-65 in the right hand lane.
Unit 3, a 2009 International Tractor-Trailer, operated by Eric Davis (45) of Florence, SC struck the trailer of the 2008 Volvo. Unit 4, a 1996 Dodge Ram Pickup operated by Michelle Huckleby (29) also struck the trailer of the 2008 Volvo in one continual motion.
The operator of 2008 Volvo was not injured in the collision. The operator of the 2011 Honda CRV was pronounced dead on scene by Hart County Coroner Jeff Roten. The operator the 2009 International was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
The operator of the 1996 Dodge was taken to Caverna Memorial Hospital in Horse Cave, Kentucky along with her four passengers, Douglas Huckleby (31), Cheyenne Huckleby (8), Jamie Huckleby, and Kaylee Huckleby (2) of Hodgenville, Kentucky were treated and released.
The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Lonnie Hodges. He was assisted on scene by Lieutenant John Clark, Sergeant Mitch Hampton, Trooper Jeremy Smith, Trooper Ronnie Reynolds, Trooper Joel Huff, Trooper Jonathan Holbrook, Hart County Emergency Management Director Kerry McDaniel, Hart County Coroner Jeff Roten, Horse Cave Fire Department, Cave City Fire Department, Hart County EMS, and the Barren-Metcalfe EMS.