Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
An Illinois man has died as a result of a single vehicle accident this morning on I-65 in Hart County, according to Kentucky State Police.
KSP reported that they responded to a single vehicle injury collision today at 9:58 am (CST) that had occurred southbound on Interstate 65 near the 66 mile marker in Hart County.
According to a press release, the preliminary investigation indicated that Jerry Carter (56) of Harvey, IL who was operating a 2002 Jaguar passenger car, traveled southbound when his vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway. Upon exiting the roadway, the vehicle overturned, ejecting Carter before coming to final rest. Carter was not wearing a seatbelt, and was transported to the Medical Center Hospital at Caverna where he was pronounced deceased.
The investigation is still ongoing and being conducted by Robert Hartley. He was assisted on scene by Master Trooper Timmy Jewell, Bonnieville and Munfordville Fire Departments, and Hart County EMS.