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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Collision In Gallatin County

Friday, October 16th, 2020 6:40am

By Kentucky State Police, news release

The investigation remains ongoing by the KSP Post 5 accident reconstruction team.

(Warsaw, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 in Campbellsburg are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Gallatin County resulting in the death of a Vevay, Indiana man.

Around 11:17 a.m. October 15, Post 5 dispatch was notified of a two-vehicle collision with injuries at the intersection of US 42  and US 127, approximately 4 miles East of Warsaw. 

Troopers and Deputies with the Gallatin County Sheriffs Department responded to the scene. Preliminary investigation indicates that a tractor-trailer was turning from US 127 onto US 42 heading West toward Warsaw, as a single-axle dump truck traveling East on US 42 approached the intersection. Before the tractor-trailer cleared the intersection the dump truck collided with the side of the trailer, resulting in the death of the dump truck driver. Marcus A. Galbreath, 35, of Vevay, IN was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Gallatin County Coroner. 

The investigation remains ongoing by the KSP Post 5 accident reconstruction team.

KSP was assisted on scene by the Gallatin County Sheriffs Department, Gallatin County EMS, Warsaw Police Department, Glencoe Fire Department, Gallatin County Fire, Gallatin County Coroner, and the Kentucky State Highway Department.

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