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Kentucky State Police Investigate Five Vehicle Fatality

Date of News Release: 05/13/2015

(Shelbyville, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 12, Frankfort, is investigating a five vehicle fatality which occurred on I6412W at the 35mile marker, Shelby County.

Preliminary reports indicate the five vehicles were traveling westbound on I64. When traffic slowed due to a motorist assist, a tractor trailer truck failed to slow, striking a passenger car in its pathway. The chain reaction resulted in damage to three other vehicles.

Three persons were transported to Shelbyville Jewish Hospital for minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle struck by the tractor trailer was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Shelby County Coroner's Office.

Kentucky State Police were assisted at the scene by Shelbyville Fire, Shelbyville EMS, Shelbyville Police, Shelby County Disaster Emergency Services, Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Shelby County Coroner's Office, and Kentucky Department of Transportation. The KSP Accident Reconstruction team is working the accident. The investigation is on going at this time.