Springfield, KY (July 20, 2020) On Saturday, July 18th, 2020 at approximately 8:04 P.M. Kentucky State Police Post 15 received a call of a single vehicle collision on KY 55 near Airport Lane. Trooper Weston Sullivan responded and discovered that 22 year old Samuel Clarkson, of Springfield, KY was operating a northbound 2006 Chevy pickup, when he lost control of his vehicle, dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a rock wall. Clarkson reentered the roadway and flipped two times coming to final rest in the southbound lane. Clarkson was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased by the Washington County Coroner. Tpr. Weston was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Adam Likins and Washington County EMS.
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