November 19, 2014 3:00 PM
OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) - Oldham County Police investigated the scene of a fatal accident early Wednesday morning.
According to officials, the roll-over accident closed Highway 22 between Veterans Parkway and Heritage Hill at Bridge Hill until about 7:00 a.m.
Crews have cleared the scene. The victim has... more »
November 18, 2014 6:05 PM
One person is dead and another was taken to the hospital in an afternoon accident in Junction City.
It happened around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on Alum Springs Rd. Police say a white pickup truck driven by 19-year-old Zach Edwards was heading West when he lost consciousness and ran... more »
November 18, 2014 3:57 PM
JONANCY, Ky.- A Pike County man has died in a motorcycle crash.
It happened Saturday. Kentucky State Police in Pikeville were called to the scene of a motorcycle accident in the Jonancy community of Pike County.
Officials say that Shane Mathias, 44, ran off the shoulder of the... more »
November 10, 2014 10:58 AM
Alcohol is suspected in a deadly crash in Pulaski County. It happened around 10:00 p.m. Sunday night on Highway 1643 in the eastern part of the county. Sheriff's deputies say William Carrender lost control around a curve and hit a tree. The 31-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
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November 6, 2014 12:23 PM
A Grayson County man charged in the death of his 9-year-old stepdaughter has been cleared. Jason Appleby was charged with manslaughter and wanton endangerment in a September crash that killed Laura Renfrow. Appleby says Renfrow and two other children were riding with him in a pickup when the brakes failed,... more »
November 5, 2014 1:11 PM
A Breathitt County man has died after being hit by a car while he walked along a road Tuesday evening.
State police say 34-year-old Noah Glenn Campbell was walking along KY 476 in the Long Creek community around 6 p.m. when he tried to cross the road and was... more »
October 31, 2014 3:05 PM
A Kentucky man was killed after his car struck a minivan on a rain-soaked highway in Laurel County Friday morning.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Eric Grubb of London was pronounced dead at Corbin Regional Baptist Hospital.
Grubb was driving east on KY 770 around 8:20... more »
October 30, 2014 10:16 AM
A mother who was on her way to her children's field trip Thursday morning died in a car crash in Lincoln County.
Kentucky State Police say a semi hauling shoes for amazon.com was traveling down US 150 and a pickup truck was attempting to cross KY 643 when the... more »
October 29, 2014 4:08 PM
WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. (AP) - A Kentucky man has been killed and his passenger injured after his SUV struck a parked semi-truck on Interstate 65 near White House, Tennessee. WTVF-TV in Nashville reported that 21-year-old Owen D. Paul of Bowling Green, Kentucky died in the crash at about 2:45 a.m.... more »
October 29, 2014 2:42 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Emergency crews are on the scene of a deadly accident involving a minivan and a pedestrian in the Okolona neighborhood, according to Louisville Metro Police.
The incident happened around 2:00 p.m. in the 9600 block of Titan Drive.
No additional information has been released.... more »
October 27, 2014 12:08 PM
An Amish teenager was killed when the buggy she was in was hit by a car. The Christian County sheriff's office tells a Bowling Green television station that four girls were riding on the shoulder of 6880 when a semi spooked their horse.
The horse ran across the road,... more »
October 17, 2014 4:33 PM
Police say one person has died and another was injured in a crash involving three vehicles in Scott County.
It happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Cherry Blossom Road and Timberland Way in Georgetown.
Police say two Toyota employees were leaving work, traveling south on Cherry... more »
October 17, 2014 4:29 PM
A man has been charged with murder after a crash in Trimble County Thursday night. It happened around 8:45 p.m. Police say Keccia Jansen and her son, Nicholas Mendenhall, had been drinking at a bar when Jansen left and got stuck on the side of Highway 42. That's when 64-year-old... more »
October 8, 2014 12:47 PM
A miner died Tuesday night after an accident at a Bell County mine, according to the Kentucky Division of Mine Safety. He has been identified as 31-year-old Justin M. Mize of Harrogate, Tennessee. The accident was reported at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday at the Tinsley Branch Mine. It appears a right-side... more »
October 8, 2014 7:51 AM
Two people died in a crash in McCreary County Tuesday night.
Kentucky State Police dispatchers say two vehicles crashed head-on along US-27 at Job Corp Hill near Pine Knot around 9:45 p.m.
Investigators said an SUV driven by 29-year-old Shea Coffey crossed the center line and hit a... more »
October 7, 2014 12:26 PM
A high school student in Boyd County died after being hit by two cars while she walked along a road.
Investigators say 18-year-old Victory Bryant was walking across Route 60 about 8 p.m. Monday night when she was hit. Deputies say the rain caused poor visibility. Bryant worked at... more »
October 6, 2014 10:52 PM
One person was killed and another was taken to the hospital after a crash in Scott County Monday night. The coroner says the single vehicle crash happened around 9:45 p.m. on Main Street in Stamping Ground.
The driver, a woman in her 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.... more »
October 6, 2014 8:01 PM
The victim of a single-vehicle fatality in Powell County has been identified.
Troopers confirm John C. Lane, 60, of Lee County died in the crash. The single-vehicle fatality was most likely caused by a medical emergency, officials say.
It happened around 5:00 p.m. Monday. on Natural Bridge Road... more »
October 6, 2014 5:40 PM
A trip to the store turned deadly for a woman who lost control of her car Sunday night in Lexington.
It was a tragic scene that unfolded on Old Todds Road Monday when family members of 34-year-old Chasity Mills say she went to the store, and on her way... more »
September 30, 2014 5:16 PM
A Clay City man died this weekend after crashing his motorcycle in Powell County.
Officials say 42-year-old Frederick "Toby" Roland was riding his motorcycle along KY 77 in Powell County Sunday around 2 p.m. when he lost control, left the roadway and came to rest on a creek bed.... more »
September 26, 2014 5:47 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard and state investigative teams were working Friday at the Ohio River area where two off-duty FBI employees were killed in a collision between a barge and a small pleasure boat, trying to piece together how the accident occurred.
The two men's boat hit... more »
September 17, 2014 10:34 AM
Paris police have identified the pedestrian they say was hit and killed Tuesday night.
The victim was identified as 20-year-old Jordan Myers, according to the Paris police chief. Police say he was on his way home from work when he was hit by a car along the Paris bypass,... more »
September 14, 2014 8:31 AM
Two cars collided head on early Sunday morning leaving one dead and two others hospitalized.
Police say that around 5 a.m. two cars collided on Iron Works Pike near Berea Road. Authorities have called in their accident reconstruction unit to analyze how the collision happened.
"This is a... more »
September 11, 2014 3:59 PM
A man was hit and killed by a train in McCreary County Thursday morning.
Kentucky State Police say 75-year-old Edward Murphy of Marshes Siding was struck by a train shortly before 10:00 a.m. on George Jones Road.
An investigator said Murphy was attempting to cross the tracks at... more »
September 11, 2014 10:06 AM
The Fayette County coroner has identified the person killed in a crash Wednesday night in Lexington.
Deputy Coroner Miles White said Thursday morning 29-year-old Jeffrey D. Thornbury, Jr. died at 8:55 p.m. after crashing through a fence on Greenwich Pike. An autopsy was not performed and Thornbury's death is... more »
September 8, 2014 4:35 PM
A Louisville judge upheld a $500,000 cash bond for a woman accused in a deadly DUI crash.
23-year-old Hannah Slone is charged with DUI, murder, first degree assault and failure to maintain insurance after Louisville police say she was drunk behind the wheel when she hit a car Friday... more »
September 7, 2014 5:03 PM
A train hit and killed a person in Boyd County Sunday morning.
The incident happened on the tracks near the Ashland River Front. According to the Daily Independent, the victim is 59-year-old Dennis Baldridge. Officials say he was homeless and officers will be checking footage to see what happened... more »
September 2, 2014 6:15 PM
A young Russel County man has died after falling into a pond and drowning on Labor Day.
The Fayette County Coroner's Office said 18-year-old David Hernandez Garcia of Jamestown was fishing from a kayak with friends at farm pond in Adair County when he fell into the water. It... more »
September 2, 2014 1:28 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) - The pilot of a small plane told a ground controller that he was not climbing fast enough and asked for permission to turn around just before his rented aircraft plummeted to the ground last week, killing all four college students aboard, a National Transportation Safety Board report... more »
September 1, 2014 7:47 PM
The Bell County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the woman killed in a Monday afternoon accident.
Officials say that Flossie Smith, 56, of Evarts, was travelling Northbound on US 119 in Bell County when her vehicle left the roadway and entered a ditch. She initially struck a... more »
September 1, 2014 11:19 AM
The man killed this weekend after a car crashed into his home has been identified.
Authorities say the man is 28-year-old Kevin Brian Long of Shelby County. Long was inside a home on Van Buren Road when a pickup truck driven by a 48-year-old Mt. Eden man crashed into... more »
August 30, 2014 5:53 AM
Just before 2 a.m. this morning a tractor trailer was turning into the industrial park when it was struck by a Honda Accord heading inbound on Athens Booneseboro road.
The collision knocked both the two outer wheels off and the driver was thrown from his car. Police say he... more »
August 27, 2014 11:13 PM
Three men were killed in a crash late Wednesday night.
It happened sometime before 10 p.m. on Wolverine Road, near Tracy Lane. The coroner said six people were riding in a pickup truck when the accident happened and three of them were killed. Officials said four people were in... more »
August 27, 2014 10:43 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) - Federal officials say the pilot of a small plane carrying four Ohio college students radioed the tower after takeoff to say he was having problems climbing and would be returning to the airport.
A National Transportation Safety Board spokesman says a preliminary report on the Monday... more »
August 26, 2014 10:01 PM
GLENDALE, Ky. (WAVE) - Three weeks after the Glendale Fire Department lost one of their own, they are back up and running. Services are expected to resume at midnight, August 27.
"It has been a long rocky rough road, but we are going to do it," Chief Richard Peters... more »
August 25, 2014 10:34 AM
The teen killed after being hit by an ambulance over the weekend has been identified. 14-year-old Samson Callender is one of three boys hit by a Knox County ambulance along Highway 25 in the Gray community on Saturday. The other two teens were taken to the hospital with injuries.
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August 24, 2014 12:25 PM
A man has died after his car veered off the road and into a nearby ditch.
John C. Riddle, 43, of Owingsville was driving his 1999 Honda motorcycle at mile marker 10 on KY-965 (Hart Pike) when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck a northbound ditch. Riddle... more »
August 24, 2014 10:18 AM
A juvenile has died after being struck by an ambulance late Saturday night.
According to the Knox County sheriff's office three juveniles were hit by an ambulance around 10 p.m. last night. The accident occurred on US Highway 25e at Lynn Camp. The ambulance was heading northbound with a... more »
August 14, 2014 5:02 AM
A Versailles teen died and a girl was hurt in a single-vehicle accident at a Scott County railroad crossing early Thursday morning.
Officials say Darly Morales Garcia, 18, likely lost control when the car he was driving hit the railroad crossing along Lisle Road at high speed. The car... more »
August 12, 2014 3:48 PM
The last time Wilmore Free Methodist pastor Daryl Diddle spoke to his friend, Ron Balzer, was Thursday, three days before the church superintendent, his wife and their 3-year-old granddaughter died in a traffic accident.
Ron Balzer oversaw Free Methodist Church congregations in a few southern states, including Kentucky.
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August 11, 2014 4:39 PM
Project managers say this weekend's record rainfall provided a good test for a water detention project aimed at preventing dangerous flooding.
Construction on the project continues on Nicholasville Road and Alumni Drive near where two UK students died when they were swept away by flood waters in 2006. Now... more »
August 11, 2014 4:33 PM
Deputies say they believe alcohol was a factor in a crash that left one woman dead and a child with a broken leg in Cumberland Coutny early Monday morning.
It happened Monday at approximately 4:00 a.m. just 7 miles west of Burkesville on KY 90.
Officials say 30-year-old... more »
August 11, 2014 12:44 PM
A reckless homicide charge has been filed in a crash from April that killed a 6-year-old girl. The Appalachian News Express reports 31-year-old Katherine Kilgore has been indicted on homicide charges by a Pike County grand jury.
Officials say Kilgore's vehicle crossed the center line on US 460 in... more »
August 5, 2014 3:59 PM
A toddler who was critically injured in a car crash in Knox County Monday afternoon has died, officials said.
Kentucky State Police originally reported the 22-month-old had died, but then later said she was alive at the University of Kentucky Hospital in critical condition.
However, officials said the... more »
August 4, 2014 8:30 PM
MILTON, Ky. (WAVE) - A 21-year-old woman has died after an early morning crash in Trimble County.
According to Kentucky State Police, dispatchers received a call about the crash at 7:55 a.m on Monday, August 4. A mini-van driven by Jennifer Lundergran, 21, of Huntingburg, Ind., was heading toward... more »
August 4, 2014 1:34 PM
A vigil will be held Monday night for a 5-year-old boy killed in a deadly crash over the weekend.
The Lewis County coroner says Quinton Brown was riding with his family Saturday when the driver lost control and hit a tree .
A vigil for Quinton will be... more »
August 3, 2014 12:42 PM
A five-year-old has died after an accident on a motorized toy vehicle.
Amberly Northern, 5, of Rockcastle County died Friday morning after suffering multiple blunt force traumas from an ATV-type vehicle she was driving.
The Fayette County coroner said Northern's death was purely accidental and that she sustained... more »
August 1, 2014 7:45 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A rollover accident has killed one person and shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 71.
The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. around mile marker 9, South of the Gene Snyder Freeway in Louisville.
One vehicle overturned into the median. Another vehicle suffered... more »
August 1, 2014 3:43 PM
We now know the identity of the man who died in an accident in Woodford County.
The Fayette County Coroner confirms that Steven Hensley, 65, of Versailles was killed in an accident that shut down US 60 for several hours. Officials say he was flown to the University of... more »
July 28, 2014 3:57 PM
A Clay County man is dead following a single vehicle crash.
It happened Saturday on Alderson Branch Road around 11:50 a.m. Kentucky State Police say that Brandon P. Watkins, 23, of Manchester was traveling southbound when his 2002 PT Cruiser dropped off the left shoulder of the roadway and... more »
July 19, 2014 10:15 AM
The Fayette County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the man who died in an accident on I-64 at the Scott County Line.
Steven Krussel, 34, of Yorktown was killed Friday. Police say one vehicle crossed the median near mile marker 71 on I-64 and hit another vehicle... more »
July 11, 2014 3:28 PM
CODY, KY - A two-vehicle collision on Highway 15 in Knott County has left one man dead.
Kentucky State Police say the accident happened at the intersection of Highway 160 around 2:44 p.m. Friday in the Cody community. KSP says a 2005 Ford SUV, driven by 76-year-old Johnny Childers... more »
July 7, 2014 3:54 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A veteran lifeguard who died rescuing a struggling swimmer this weekend was overcome as big, rough waves rolled in along the Southern California coast, beachgoers said Monday.
"The waves were huge," said Shirley Reinker.
She said lifeguards were running up and down the... more »
July 4, 2014 4:23 PM
PETERSBURG, Ind. (AP) - Indiana State Police say a Kentucky man died after he was run over by his own pickup truck after he pulled over on a farm field.
Police say they don't know why 72-year-old Lonnie Frederick of Madisonville, Kentucky, got out of his truck Thursday night... more »
July 4, 2014 11:58 AM
One person died and two others were injured in an accident in Hardin County Thursday afternoon. Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown say Richard C. Lawler, 37, of Eastview was traveling southbound on Ky. 447 on a 1983 Kawasaki motorcycle, when a vehicle coming the opposite direction crossed the centerline and... more »
July 4, 2014 10:43 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Louisville woman has been charged with murder after police say she hit and killed a tow truck driver who was assisting another vehicle.
WAVE-TV in Louisville reports that 53-year-old Paula Oppel also faces charges of DUI and leaving the scene of the scene of... more »
July 3, 2014 12:21 PM
The Harrison County Coroner has identified the man who died following a terrible accident while he was working on a cellphone tower Wednesday afternoon.
The coroner says that man is 28-year-old Joel Metz of Indianapolis.
The Harrison County Sheriff said four men in their twenties from a company... more »
July 3, 2014 12:00 PM
A car wash has been set up Thursday afternoon in Jessamine County to raise money for the funerals of a family of five killed in a crash last week.
Since getting word of this unthinkable tragedy, people everywhere want to do something to help the Hibbard family. And Thursday,... more »
July 3, 2014 10:16 AM
One person was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 421 North in Trimble County around 9:10 p.m.
Kentuky State Police say Nora Fremin, 19, of Carrollton was killed after colliding with another vehicle. Police say she was traveling south when she passed two vehicles in a no-passing... more »
June 30, 2014 9:56 AM
The Boyle County coroner has identified a teenager who died in a single-vehicle crash in Boyle County Sunday night.
The coroner says the victim is 16-year-old Emily Snow of Junction City.
Deputies say alcohol and speed were factors in the deadly accident along Scrubgrass Road around 11:30 p.m.... more »
June 27, 2014 9:39 PM
A horrific crash that left six people dead, including three children, has rattled Jessamine County.
On Friday the final victim's daughter said that 49-year-old Angela Poe of Martinsville, Virginia was killed in the wreck. She said Poe was a wonderful woman, and that her family plans to pick up... more »
June 24, 2014 6:22 PM
The Fayette County Coroner says a teenager who died at a pool at the Transylvania University campus Monday drowned.
The 13-year-old's name will not be released by request of the family, the coroner said.
Officials say the teen was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital after being... more »
June 24, 2014 9:26 AM
Fayette County Coroner's Office officials say a teen who hit his head while diving into a pool on the Transylvania University campus Monday night has died.
The coroner said he was not going to release the identity of the victim until after an autopsy was complete, but said the... more »
June 23, 2014 9:58 PM
An incident at a pool on the campus of Transylvania University has sent one person to the hospital.
Investigators are trying to figure out exactly how the juvenile got hurt.
It happened at the William T. Young Campus Center around 8:30 p.m. Monday.
Firefighters said they think... more »
June 23, 2014 4:36 PM
A 17-year-old girl has died after a crash that injured three others in Hardin County Sunday night.
Briana Taylor was one of four people airlifted from the scene at Deckard School Road and New Patriot Parkway.
Police say two teens were in a convertible Mustang when it collided... more »
June 23, 2014 11:06 AM
A teenager has died after an accident on the water over the weekend.
The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says the teen was killed after being cut by a boat propeller around 6 p.m. Sunday.
Police say the 19-year-old was dead when they arrived. His name has not been... more »
June 20, 2014 5:14 PM
A Northern Kentucky community is mourning the death of a deputy sheriff killed while riding his motorcycle on Thursday.
A makeshift memorial has been set up along the AA Highway at the spot where Mason County deputy Darren Hull lost his life Thursday. Off duty at the time, the... more »
June 20, 2014 3:46 PM
A woman has died after a crash in Lexington Friday morning.
The Fayette County Coroner said 77-year-old Margaret Elery of Lexington died at the University of Kentucky ER of multiple blunt force trauma. She was the driver in a car involved in a crash at Georgetown Road and Briarwood... more »
June 16, 2014 3:30 PM
Lexington Police are attempting to locate a vehicle they say left the scene of a fatal collision in May.
Police are looking for a 1990's model, dark-colored BMW they believe was involved in a collision that claimed the life of a woman on Leestown Road and Robinson Way on... more »
June 16, 2014 12:09 PM
A Catholic University coach killed Friday in a charity event to raise money for cancer research is being honored.
It was a journey that ended too soon for Maryland native Jamie Roberts, a basketball coach at Catholic University who was hit and killed in Scott County on Friday while... more »
June 16, 2014 4:45 AM
Witnesses are helping police find out more about a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of one man in Whitley County Sunday night.
Richard Barton said he heard a loud crash along Devils Creek Road , near Rosetown, around 8:30 p.m. He was one of the first people to... more »
June 13, 2014 8:56 AM
PARIS (AP) - French police are warning young people about the dangers of a dare spreading on Facebook that has left a young man dead and another severely injured. Police confirmed on Friday that a 19-year-old drowned a day earlier after riding his bicycle into a port in Beganne in... more »