Category: Wrongful Death and Fatal Accidents

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), Kentucky State Police (KSP), and other law enforcement agencies are combining forces to promote the holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The campaign started on December 9 and will run through January 1, 2020. It is funded through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which … Continued

Published: 12/17/19

N. Beckley Station Road: Deadly DUI Crash

DUI accidents can lead to some of the deadliest accidents on the road. That’s why it’s so important to drive sober. Police are cracking down on DUIs. If they suspect that you are driving while under the influence, they will pull you over. This is all part of Kentucky’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” … Continued

Published: 12/29/14

Three People Died in a Nicholas County Car Accident

Statistics In 2010, the Kentucky State Police recorded a total of 147,507 motor vehicle accidents in Kentucky alone. This is slightly higher than the recorded 147,353 motor vehicle accidents in 2009. Out of those wrecks, 748 people were killed while 37,255 were injured. From January to May of 2014, the National Safety Council revealed an … Continued

Published: 07/25/14

Man Dies In Louisville Workplace Accident

Workplace fatal accident A 50-year-old man died after a workplace incident at Bill Collins Ford dealership in Louisville. Deputy Coroner Jim Wesley said the man died January 6, 2014 while sitting at his desk in the service department. Norman Kiper of Frankfort was pinned by a vehicle driven by another employee. The vehicle, which was … Continued

Published: 01/16/14

Fatal Accident In Elizabethtown

A couple died following a fatal car accident Sunday, August 18, 2013 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The Kentucky State Police said the couple was riding in a maroon Buick LaSabre when the driver of the Buick was making a left turn from Lincoln Parkway to Round Top Road. Then they struck a green Chevy Blazer. The … Continued

Published: 08/21/13

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Teenage Drivers

A civil case including wrongful death against a Highland Park teen driver has been settled for an undisclosed amount. The claim alleges that Carly Rousso, who was 18 at the time of the accident, inhaled dangerous chemicals from a computer cleaning product (huffing), before striking a family with a car and killing a 5-year-old girl on … Continued

Published: 06/27/13

Pregnant Woman Dies In Fatal Car Accident

A pregnant woman was killed and two other women were injured after a crash on Monday, May 6, 2013. The accident occurred on Interstate 71. Latonya Hunt, who was 27 weeks pregnant, died at the University of Louisville Hospital about an hour after the crash. Hunt, 31, died of multiple blunt force injuries. According to … Continued

Published: 05/10/13

Fatal Accident Involving University Lacrosse Team

Seton Hill University’s Women Lacrosse team was on their way to an NCAA-II match at Millersville University, Pennsylvania. Then, the bus went off of the road and crashed into a tree. The bus driver died at the scene, and three others, including the coach, were flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Coach Katrina Quigley, … Continued

Published: 03/19/13

Kentucky Soldier Pleads Not Guilty in ND Fatal Crash

A Kentucky National Guard soldier was supposed to obey traffic laws and save lives. This may not be the case with Christopher Brandt. Kentucky National Guard soldier, Christopher Brandt, 23, of Lowmansville, Kentucky pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a vehicle crash in North Dakota that killed two passengers and injured a third. … Continued

Published: 03/13/13

Fatal Accidents with Teenagers on the Rise

Fatal teen accident statistics Fatal accidents involving teenage drivers dramatically increased in 2012, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association. In a new report, deaths of teen drivers increased 19% in the first six months of 2012 and more than doubled the percentage for the whole year. There were 240 fatal accidents involving 16 and … Continued

Published: 03/01/13

Deadly Accident in Louisville, KY

A deadly accident happened on February 20, 2013 on Highway 393 in Crestwood, approximately a mile north of Centerfield Drive. According to police, John Gebhart, 22, was traveling southbound on Highway 393. Gebhard lost control of his car and struck a guardrail. Reports have shown that Gebhart has suffered massive injuries and was subsequently pronounced … Continued

Published: 02/27/13