Mammoth Cave Man Dies In Bee Spring Crash
Darren Doyle, story:
A Mammoth Cave man was pronounced dead today at the scene of a single vehicle collision in Bee Spring, according to the Kentucky State Police.
KSP was requested around 4:00 PM by the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a singe vehicle fatal crash that occurred near the 6000 block of Highway 259 North in Edmonson County. According to KSP, 65 year-old Marshall T. Hornback, of Mammoth Cave was operating a 1994 Chevrolet truck northbound on KY 259 in Edmonson County, when for unknown reasons, his vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a tree.
Hornback was pronounced dead at the scene by the Edmonson County Coroner's Office. Two passengers in the vehicle were injured in the collision KSP said, which were 35 year-old Quentin A. Hornback of Mammoth Cave, who was transported by EMS to Medical Center in Bowling Green, and 62 year-old Martha Hornback, who was flown to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of injuries.
The investigation is being led by Trooper Cody Edwards. He was assisted on the scene by KSP personnel, Edmonson County Coroner's Office, Edmonson County EMS, Kyrock Fire Department, Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, and Air Methods.
It is the third fatal accident in just over as many weeks in Edmonson County. A Louisville woman was killed in Bee Spring in a two-car crash on March 29th, and a Smiths Grove woman died in a Chalybeate crash on April 3rd.