Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Kentucky State Police Post 3 has reported a fatal accident occurred early this morning on I-65 in Warren County near the Oakland exit number 36.
According to KSP, troopers responded to a single vehicle injury collision today at 6:18 am where James C. Williams (83) of Mcminnville, TN who was operating a 2000 Subaru Outback, traveled southbound in the right lane of travel when his vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway.
KSP reported that Williams’ vehicle traveled down an embankment and struck a tree before coming to final rest. According to witness accounts, Williams’ vehicle caught fire upon impact, causing severe damage to the front of the vehicle. Williams was pronounced dead on scene by the Warren County Coroner’s Office.
The investigation is still ongoing and being conducted by Master Trooper Tomie Walters. He was assisted on scene by Smiths Grove Fire Department, Med Center EMS, and Warren County Coroner’s Office.