Head on collision involved two from Magnolia

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By Allison Shepherd

James R. (Jimmy) Lee, 78, of Magnolia and Zachary Taylor, 26, also of Magnolia were involved in what appears to have been a head on collision on May 4.

At approximately 5:56 a.m. EDT, a call was received by the Kentucky State Police post 4 in Elizabethtown regarding the accident.

According to Trooper Scotty Sharp, Lee was headed north toward Hodgenville driving a 2016 Honda minivan, and Tucker was headed southbound driving a 2017 Ford Focus. Lee was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, while Tucker was transported to the UofL Hospital in Louisville.

No official update on the extent of their injuries has been released, except that neither is considered life threatening. According to Trooper Sharp, the release concerning this incident was delayed due to an ongoing investigation. Officer Tyler Lynch is investigating.