Fatality Collision late Tuesday Afternoon in Madison County, Kentucky


RICHMOND, KY - The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a fatal collision that occurred in Madison County on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, remains under investigation.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injury collision on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, around 4:00 P.M. on Oakley Wells Road.

The initial investigation indicates a 2003 Ford Ranger with a juvenile driver and juvenile passenger was traveling east on Oakley Wells Road. The Ford Ranger partially left the roadway of the east lane and the driver overcorrected crossing the roadway.

The vehicle left the roadway on the west side and overturned. The passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle.

The juvenile passenger was pronounced dead at the scene by Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison.

The driver was transported to Baptist Health Richmond for his injuries.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by:

  • Kentucky State Police
  • Waco Fire Department
  • Madison County EMS
  • Madison County Coroner’s Office.

The collision remains under investigation by Madison County Sheriff Deputy Michael Stotts and Deputy Dakota Begley.


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