Cave City, Ky. (September 8, 2022) – On Thursday, September 8th, 2022 just before 1:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green was requested by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located near the 9000 block of Happy Valley Road (KY 90) in the Cave City community.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Joe Moore, 63, of Cave City, was operating a 2017 Nissan passenger car southbound on Happy Valley Road near the 9000 block. Moore’s vehicle crossed the center dividing line and entered into the northbound lane of travel. Moore’s vehicle struck a 2020 Freightliner box truck being operated by Terry Lane, 71, of Bedford, KY. Joe Moore was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Barren County Coroner. No other injuries were reported in the collision.
The investigation is being led by Trooper Michael Wathen. He was assisted at the scene by Barren County EMS, Barren County Sheriff’s Office, Cave City Fire Department, Park City Fire Department, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Barren County Emergency Management, Barren County Coroner’s Office, and KSP personnel.
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