Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Pedestrian Struck on Park City Bon Ayr Road in Barren County
Date of News Release: 06/11/2012
(Bowling Green, KY.) -- On Sunday, June 10, 2012, at 5:50 pm Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to the 2100 block of KY 255 (Park City Bon Ayr Road) in Barren County in reference to a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle.
According to Trooper Randy Chambers' preliminary investigation, James Fox (15) of Bowling Green, KY was a passenger in a 2001 Dodge truck which had stopped in the roadway on KY 255 north bound. Mr. Fox exited this vehicle from the passengers side and walked around the back of the vehicle.
Mr. Fox entered the south bound lane of traffic into the path of a 1997 Chevrolet passenger car operated by Zachary Sadler (17) of Park City, KY. who was traveling south on KY 255.
Mr. Fox was air lifted from the scene by Air Methods to the University of Louisville Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this collision.
Trooper Chambers was assisted at the scene by Troopers Graham Rutherford and Chris Newkirk, Barren-Metcalfe EMS, Park City Volunteer Fire Department and Air Methods.
The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Randy Chambers.