Fatal crash on Hwy 210 - names released

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Names released in fatal accident

By Doug Ponder

Highway 210 remains closed near the Green/LaRue County line due to a fatal crash that occurred around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13. Authorities say there was a head-on collision between a semi-truck and a car near the Hwy 210 and the O O Despain Road intersection in LaRue County. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured, but the two occupants in the car were killed in the crash. The names of the three people were not released at the time of publication. The Kentucky State Police are in charge of the investigation and KSP will also be reconstructing the crash. Motorists are asked to avoid Hwy 210 in the area of the crash as the roadway will be closed for several hours. We will update you when we have more information. 


 -------UPDATED 9:59p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2018. ----------

Names released of those involved in fatal accident

The Kentucky State Police have released the names of those who were involved in a fatal accident at 11:33 a.m. near the Campbellsville Road (HWY 210) and the O O Despain Road intersection in LaRue County.
According to a KSP news release, Joseph Bell, 29, of Radcliff was traveling east on Campbellsville Road in a 2012 Honda Accord. Jose A. Gonzalez-Tigane, 31, of Louisville was traveling west in a semi-tractor trailer on Campbellsville Road. For unknown reasons, Bell crossed the centerline and into the path of Gonzalez-Tigane’s vehicle.
Bell and his passenger, Jeffery Holtzclaw, 33, of Radcliff were pronounced deceased at the scene by the LaRue County Coroner’s Office. Gonzalez-Tigane was not injured.
The affected area of Campbellsville Road was shut down for approximately four hours to allow troopers to investigate the collision. The collision is still under investigation by Trooper/Reconstructionist Brandon Brooks.