RADCLIFF, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that KSP responded to a two-vehicle collision in Hardin County on Tuesday morning that resulted in a fatality.
On Tuesday, May 9, at approximately 7:15 A.M. EDT, KSP Post 4 received a call in reference to a two-vehicle collision near the 5 mile-marker on the Joe Prather Highway.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Marvin Mayen, 19, of Bardstown, was operating a 2006 Ford F-150 westbound on the Joe Prather Highway when for unknown reasons, he crossed the center line and into the path of a 2013 KIA Optima being operated by Christopher Doss, 28, of Elizabethtown.
Doss was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Hardin County Coroner’s Office. Mayen was taken by Hardin County EMS to University of Louisville Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The affected portion of Joe Prather Highway was closed for several hours in order to allow troopers to reconstruct the collision.
KSP Post 4 was assisted at the scene by the Hardin County EMS and the Hardin County Coroner’s Office.
The collision remains under investigation by reconstructionist Trooper Jesse Harp.
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