Robert Purcell Missing –An accident that is currently being looked into by the Kentucky State Police took place in Barren County, which is in the state of Kentucky. (Glasgow, Kentucky; the thirteenth of January, 2023) The current date is: Officers from Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to a collision that had resulted in a fatality in Barren County in the afternoon of Friday, January 13, 2023, shortly after 12:30 p.m.
The site of the collision, Which took place near the intersection of KY-90 (Happy Valley Road) and Harry King Road, was what initially grabbed the attention of the state police officers that responded to the scene. Robert E. Purcell, age 74, of Louisville, was operating a 2023 Chevrolet commercial vehicle while traveling westbound on KY-90, close to the intersection with Harry King road, when the incident occurred, as determined by the findings of the preliminary inquiry. It is unclear what caused the vehicle that was being driven by Purcell to cross the center dividing line and enter the path of vehicles that were moving in the opposite direction.
When a car driven by Purcell and a pickup truck driven by Matthew Webb, 48, of Bonnieville met with each other, the resulting accident was a head-on collision. Webb was driving a Chevrolet from the year 2016. After arriving at the scene, investigators from the Barren County Coroner’s Office established that both Robert Purcell and Matthew Webb had passed away at the location where they were found. Webb was the driver of the vehicle in which Munfordville resident Matthew E. Shrock, who is 37 years old, was a passenger.
After the collision, he was first sent to T.J. Sampson Hospital in Glasgow, and then he was transferred to Tri-Star Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Unfortunately, he was unable to recover from the injuries he incurred in the crash, and he was pronounced dead at the hospital where he was taken. At this time, Trooper Michael Wathen is the one responsible for overseeing the investigation and leading it. At the site, he received assistance from the Barren County Emergency Medical Services, the Barren County Sheriff’s Office, the Barren County Coroner, and members of the Kentucky State Police.
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