CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. (09/16/2023) – On Saturday September 16, 2023 a Kentucky State Police Post 5 trooper attempted to conduct a traffic stop at approximately 3:30 pm on a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 71 near the 21 mile marker in Oldham County. The vehicle failed to stop and continued traveling south on I71 at a high rate of speed. During the pursuit KSP Post 5 dispatch determined the vehicle was entered as stolen.
The fleeing vehicle exited Interstate 71 at exit 14. The vehicle struck a white GMC SUV that was traveling north on KY 329. The operator of the fleeing vehicle was taken into custody and identified as Tymetrius Walter a 23 year old male of Louisville Kentucky.
A juvenile passenger in the white GMC SUV sustained fatal injuries as a result of the collision. The operator of the GMC was transported to the hospital for treatment of non life threatening injuries.
Tymetrius Walter was charged with:
-Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree
-Receiving Stolen Property Over $10,000
-Multiple traffic related offenses
Tymetrius Walter was transported to and lodged at the Oldham County Detention Center.
This is an ongoing investigation being conducted by Kentucky State Police Post 5.
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