Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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One Killed in Henry County Crash
Date of News Release: 05/23/2014
(New Castle, KY) - One person was killed this morning (05/23/2014) in a crash on Highway 193 in Henry County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of the crash at 5:27 a.m. Preliminary investigation shows that the vehicle, driven by 24 year old Derick Ouellette of Port Royal, KY, was traveling north on Highway 193 when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle struck a tree and overturned multiple times before coming to final rest. Ouellette was pronounced dead at the scene by the Henry County Coroner. Ouellette was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and alcohol is not suspected as a factor.
Trooper Zack Morris is leading the ongoing investigation. Trooper Morris was assisted at the scene by the New Castle Fire Department and Henry County EMS.