A crash Friday on Interstate 65 in Simpson County claimed the life of a Bowling Green man.
Kentucky State Police said troopers responded about 6:20 a.m. to the crash near the six-mile marker of southbound I-65.
A 2008 Ford pickup truck driven by Brian Lowe, 46, was traveling south across the overpass of Ky. 100 at Exit 6 when his vehicle exited the right shoulder.
The truck traveled down an embankment and onto the entrance ramp of I-65 from Ky. 100 before overturning on the ramp and coming to rest after striking a parked commercial tractor-trailer.
Lowe was pronounced dead at the scene.
In a separate incident, a crash Friday on I-65 left three people injured.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded at 4:45 a.m. to the 30-mile marker of southbound I-65 and learned the vehicle was traveling south when the driver lost control due to hazardous road conditions.
The vehicle struck the median wall before crossing all lanes of traffic and leaving the road, overturning multiple times.
Two of the vehicle’s three occupants were trapped inside when deputies arrived.
Keeley Brooks, 29, of Huntington, W.Va., Darrell Brooks, 31, of Shreveport, La., and a 2-year-old juvenile were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Robbery – Three men were arrested Friday on suspicion of taking part in a robbery.
According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded around 7:30 a.m. to a call of someone possibly being held against their will at Greenwood Estates Mobile Home Park, 5301 Scottsville Road.
After a brief standoff, three arrests were made.
Alexander Maldonado, 36, and David L. Mason, 37, both of Bowling Green, were charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and first-degree wanton endangerment.
Semir Mustafic, 30, of Jacksonville, Fla., was charged with first-degree robbery by complicity and first-degree unlawful imprisonment by complicity.
Crash – A three-vehicle crash Friday in Russellville left one driver injured.
The Russellville Police Department said officers responded at 8:53 a.m. to Hopkinsville Road and found that a 2007 Toyota driven by Jonathan Oliver, 22, of Columbia, struck the back of a 2013 Nissan driven by Teresa McIntosh, 57, of Russellville.
Oliver’s vehicle then spun and struck a 2005 Chevrolet driven by Roy Morgan, 57, of Russellville.
Morgan was treated at Logan Memorial Hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening. McIntosh and Oliver were not injured, according to RPD.
Sentencing – A Logan County man convicted of drug offenses was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.
Nathaniel Huskey, 55, was found guilty by a jury in Logan Circuit Court of two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and one count of first-degree possession of a controlled substance.
The Logan County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office said jurors heard evidence that Huskey sold cocaine to a confidential informant on three occasions between July and September 2018.
The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force investigated the case.
Shooting – A Simpson County man was hospitalized with what police believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound after being found in the parking lot of Walmart in Franklin.
According to the Franklin Police Department, officers responded to the store at 1:39 p.m. Friday and found Teddy A. Freeman, 25, of Franklin, with a wound in his upper body.
Freeman was taken to The Medical Center in Bowling Green for treatment. The incident remains under investigation.