Metcalfe County Fatal Collision
Date of News Release: 02/28/2016
(Edmonton, KY.) - Tpr. Jonathan Paull is investigating a collision that occurred Saturday, February 27th at approximately 3:39 PM CST at the intersection of KY 163 and KY 90. 27-year-old Inderpal Gill, of Manitoba, Canada, was operating a northbound 2013 Kensworth on KY 163 when he ran a stop sign at the intersection of KY 90. The Kensworth crossed into the path of an eastbound 1997 Chevy on KY 90, operated by 55-year-old Vanessa Jessie, of Glasgow, KY. The Chevy struck the trailer. Jessie, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Metcalfe County Coroner.
The Kensworth left the scene of the collision and was later found on US 31 at Veterans Loop in Glasgow by the Glasgow Police Department. Gill was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident and lodged in the Barren County Jail. The investigation is ongoing.