Two Vehicle Collision Involving Teen Results in Fatality
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
The Kentucky State Police has reported that a Hart County man has died as a result of a two vehicle collision last night.
Officials said that troopers responded to the call at 8:19pm, where two vehicles had collided near the 4300 block of South Dixie Highway (US 31W) in Hart County.
KSP reported that Hailey Wilson (18) of Munfordville, was operating a 2016 Dodge passenger car while traveling southbound on US 31W. Wilson’s vehicle apparently crossed the yellow center line of the roadway into the path of travel of Michael D. Riggs (50) also of Munfordville, who was operating a 1992 GMC pickup traveling northbound. Upon impact, Riggs’ vehicle left the east side of the roadway and caught fire, according to KSP.
Michael Riggs was pronounced deceased on scene by the Hart County Coroner, Reggie Pettit. Hailey Wilson was airlifted to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained in the collision.
The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Trooper Daniel Priddy. He was assisted on the scene by Post 3 Troopers, Hart County EMS, Hart County Sheriff’s Department, Hart County Coroner, Horse Cave, Bonnieville, and Munfordville Fire Departments, and Air Methods.