Munfordville, KY. (January 26, 2021) – On January 25, 2021 just before 8:30 pm, Kentucky State Police Post 3 received a call for service in reference to a three vehicle collision that occurred in Hart County. Troopers responded to the collision near the 67 mile marker of Interstate 65 in the northbound lanes.
Preliminary investigation revealed that 47 year-old Naomi Sparrow of Louisville was operating a 2014 Dodge Avenger near the 67 mile marker of I-65 northbound. Sparrow’s vehicle struck a guardrail on the right shoulder of the roadway causing her vehicle to stall in the right lane of travel. A 2020 Kenworth being operated by 48 year-old Nettie Reeves of Palmersville, Tn. struck the stationary vehicle. Sparrow’s vehicle was then struck a second time by 2007 GMC SUV being operated by 49 year-old Brian Schumacher of Lima, Oh. Naomi Sparrow was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Hart County Coroner. There were no other injuries reported in the collision.
The collision is still under investigation. Troopers were assisted on the scene by the Munfordville Fire Department, Hart County EMS, Bonnieville Fire Department, Horse Cave Fire Department, Hart County Coroner’s Office, and the Hart County Sheriff’s Office.
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