Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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KSP Conducts Death Investigation in Madison County
Date of News Release: 03/12/2014
(Berea, KY) - On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at approximately 10:15 a.m. EDT, the Kentucky State Police responded to a fatality at 2854 Highway 1016.
Initial investigation has revealed that Ronald Smith, 58 years old of Berea, was delivering a load of gravel for the driveway at 2854 Highway 1016. The property owner, Michael Williams, 63 years old, of Berea was killed after he fell in the path the dump truck as it was backing up. Michael Williams was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner.
Tpr. Kenneth Bradley is the investigating officer. He was assisted at the scene by KSP Post 7 Troopers, CVE Officers, Madison County EMS, and the Madison County Coroner.