Franklin, KY (February 07, 2020)- The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Troopers responded to a two vehicle injury collision today at 06:20 am that occurred southbound on Interstate 65 near the 6 mile marker in Simpson County.
The preliminary investigation indicated that Brian E. Lowe (46) of Bowling Green, who was operating a 2008 Ford pickup, traveled southbound on I-65 across the overpass of KY 100 at exit 6 when his vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway. Upon exiting the roadway, the vehicle traveled down an earth embankment and onto the entrance ramp of I-65 from KY 100. Lowe’s vehicle overturned on the entrance ramp and came to final rest after striking a parked commercial tractor and trailer. Brian Lowe was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Simpson County Coroner.
The investigation is still ongoing and being conducted by Trooper Mike Hatler. He was assisted on scene by KSP personnel, Simpson County EMS, Franklin Police Department, Franklin Simpson Fire and Rescue, and the Simpson County Coroner. No other details are available for release at this time.
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