KSP Investigates a Fatal Collision Involving a Pedestrian
Edmonson Voice Report:
A Munfordville woman has been killed as a result of a collision with a vehicle on 1-65 while she was walking on the interstate, according to Kentucky State Police.
The collision occurred near the 58 mile marker of Interstate 65 around 10pm on Wednesday, July 1st in Horse Cave, KSP said.
Upon arrival and through investigation, Troopers reportedly found that 57-year-old Lisa Swarm of Munfordville was walking in the left lane of travel near the 58 mile marker of I-65 northbound. The left lane of travel was being occupied by 28-year-old Anthony Andres of Wauwatosam, WI, who was operating a white Ford Escape. Lisa Swarm was struck by the Ford Escape while in the travel portion of the roadway and was pronounced deceased on scene by the Hart County Coroner, KSP reported.
No reason was given as to why the woman was walking on the interstate, and in a lane of traffic; however, KSP confirmed the woman was walking near the exit ramp and was not in a vehicle.
The investigation is ongoing and being led by Trooper Robert Hartley. An autopsy has been scheduled with the Medical Examiners Office.
Trooper Hartley was assisted on scene by the Horse Cave Fire Department, Hart County Coroner's Office, Hart County Sheriff's Office, Hart County EMS and the Horse Cave Police Department.