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1 Dead in Head-on Collision in Daviess Co.

1 Dead in Head-on Collision in Daviess Co.

Bill Stephens

September 20th, 2016


One person is dead following a two-vehicle head-on collision in Daviess County.

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reports the wreck occurred around 9:00 a.m. Monday in the 9600 block of Highway 431 when a car traveling southbound crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 59 year old Michael McDonald of Central City.

Authorities say the driver of the car had to be extricated and was transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, but was later pronounced deceased. They say toxicology tests are pending on the deceased driver.

McDonald was also transported to Owensboro Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

According to the sheriff’s office, the deceased driver’s identity will be released by the Daviess County Coroner’s Office pending notification of family members.

Authorities indicate both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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