FATAL COLLISION TUESDAY ON KENTUCKY 181 SOUTH IN MUHLENBERG COUNTY

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GREENVILLE, KY – The Kentucky State Police is reporting that on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at around 6:50 PM, KSP Post 2, Madisonville was requested to investigate a collision on KY-181 South in Muhlenberg County.

The preliminary investigation indicated a 2011 Chevy Malibu was traveling Southbound on KY-181 when for unknown reasons it exited the right shoulder of the roadway.  The vehicle struck an earth embankment and began to overturn.

The passenger, Zachary Kangis, 11 years old, of Central City, KY was not wearing a seat belt and sustained fatal injuries.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Muhlenberg County Coroner.

The operator, Rebecca Evans, 56 years old, of Greenville, KY was transported via ambulance to Muhlenberg Community Hospital for her injuries.

The collision and reconstruction is being conducted by Trooper Brett Martin.

 

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