Chalybeate, KY. (April 3, 2021) – On April 3, 2021, around 12:00 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green, was requested by the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision that occurred on Denham Road near the intersection of Noah Bledsoe Road in Edmonson County.
Preliminary investigation revealed 91 year-old Wilmon N. Linger, of Smiths Grove, was operating a 2005 Pontiac van on Noah Bledsoe Road. Linger veered onto Denham Road where his vehicle exited the right side of the roadway, striking a tree and causing the vehicle to overturn. A passenger in the vehicle, 88 year-old Mary C. Linger , of Smiths Grove, was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Edmonson County Coroner’s Office. Wilmon Linger was transported by Air Methods to the University of Louisville Hospital where he is listed in serious but stable condition.
The investigation is being led by Trooper Bo Hubbard. He was assisted on the scene by KSP personnel, Edmonson County Coroner’s Office, Edmonson County EMS, Chalybeate Fire Department, Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, and Air Methods
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