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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Collision in Warren County

Bill Stephens

July 27th, 2021

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Bowling Green, KY. (July 26th, 2021) – On July 26th, 2021 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green received a call for service in reference to a injury collision at the 9 mile marker of Interstate 165 in Warren County. Troopers responded to the scene.

Preliminary investigation indicates that 53 year-old Anthony Rutledge of Henderson was operating a 1999 Ford F-350 with a gooseneck trailer northbound on I-165.  The front driver side tire of Rutledge’s vehicle failed causing the vehicle to lose control and cross the median.  The Ford truck entered into the southbound lanes where it struck a 1997 Kenworth commercial vehicle being operated by 52 year-old David A. McClain of Franklin.  David McClain was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Warren County Coroner.  Anthony Rutledge was transported to the Medical Center at Bowling Green where he was treated for injuries.

The investigation continues and is being led by Trooper Bo Hubbard.  He was assisted on the scene by KSP Personnel, Barren River Fire Department, Medical Center EMS, and Warren County Coroner’s Office.  

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