Man dies after tractor-trailer hits pole, overturns in western Kentucky

POLICE TAPE 07232023
Posted at 10:48 AM, Jun 20, 2024

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police report that a man is dead after the tractor-trailer he was operating hit a pole and overturned on US-60 in Crittenden County on Wednesday night.

According to KSP, the Crittenden County Sheriff's Office contacted them regarding the deadly single-vehicle collision.

KSP said that Shawn G. Colman, 61, of Louisville, Illinois, was driving a 2025 Kenworth tractor-trailer when it exited the right shoulder of the roadway, hit a power pole, and overturned.

Colman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Crittenden County coroner.

This is an ongoing investigation by Accident Reconstructionist Aaron Jestes.