Hodgenville, KY. (July 25, 2019) – Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopers responded to a single vehicle collision in Larue Co. Wednesday night. On July 24, 2019 at approximately 10:49 P.M. ET, KSP Post 4 received a call from Larue County Dispatch of a single vehicle collision near 3857 Tanner Road (also known as KY 357) in Larue County. The preliminary investigation revealed that a Ford 350 was traveling south on KY 357 when for unknown reasons the vehicle crossed the center line before leaving the roadway and striking a tree. According to witnesses the vehicle burst into flames on impact.
The driver and only occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Larue County Coroner’s office and was taken to the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy and positive identification. The identity of the driver will be released after positive identification and notification of next of kin. KSP Post 4 was assisted at the scene by the Larue County Sheriff’s Office and Larue County EMS. The collision is under investigation by Trooper Alex Ware.