Carrollton, KY. (December 10, 2020) –On Wednesday December 09, 2020 Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg was notified of a single vehicle collision on Interstate 71 southbound near the 47 mile marker. Upon troopers arrival the vehicle, which was a semi truck and trailer, was fully engulfed.
The fire was extinguished at which time the driver was found deceased inside the vehicle. Preliminary investigation showed the vehicle was traveling south when for an unknown reason it left the traveled portion of the roadway. The vehicle struck a bridge rail before overturning and catching on fire.
The driver was identified as Darren Montgomery, a 50 year old male from Louisville Kentucky. The Carroll County Coroner pronounced him deceased on scene.
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