Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal collision in Crittenden County

Marion, Ky. (06/20/2024) – Kentucky State Police is investigating a fatal wreck that killed an Illinois man in Crittenden County.

At approximately 10:54 p.m. Wednesday, the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office contacted KSP Post 2 Madisonville to investigate a single-vehicle collision.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Shawn G. Colman, 61, of Louisville, IL, was operating a 2025 Kenworth tractor-trailer traveling eastbound on U.S-60. The CMV exited the right shoulder of the roadway striking a power pole and overturning.

The Crittenden County Coroner pronounced Colman dead at the scene.

KSP was assisted on scene by the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office, Crittenden County Fire and Rescue, Crittenden County EMS, Marion Police Department, and Crittenden County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing by Accident Reconstructionist Aaron Jestes.

Register for our Birthday/Anniversary Club!!