Central City man dies in wreck in Henderson; Two Morganfield men injured

The Henderson County Coroner’s Office pronounced a Central City man dead at the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Kentucky 425 on Tuesday.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office said a passenger car reportedly traveled across the center line and into the path of a semi-truck near the 5800 block of Kentucky 425 at 12:23 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.  

Multiple rescue and fire departments responded to the scene and extricated a trapped motorist. 44-year-old Charles Duncan and 33-year-old Matthew Heffington, both of Morganfield, were transported to an Indiana hospital with suspected minor injuries. The coroner pronounced 52-year-old Trent Wolfe of Central City dead at the scene. 

The accident is under investigation.

Coroner Bruce Farmer said an autopsy was performed on Wolfe at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Madisonville Wednesday morning. The preliminary results were not immediately available.

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