OWENSBORO, KY. (February 6, 2020) – Kentucky State Police troopers responded to a report of an ATV collision in the 4600 block of Poplar Log Bridge Road in Philpot around 7:40pm yesterday.
Preliminary investigation reveals Jason A. Hunt, 41 of Sellersburg, IN was traveling westbound on Poplar Log Bridge Road on a Suzuki ATV. For an unknown reason, the ATV exited the north side of the roadway and struck a tree, ejecting Mr. Hunt. He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead on-scene by the Daviess County Coroner’s Office.
He was not carrying any passengers.
An autopsy is scheduled later today.
Daviess County Coroner’s Office, Daviess County EMS/Ambulance Service and Masonville Fire Department assisted KSP at the scene.
Its unknown if drugs or alcohol contributed to the collision; however, the Investigation is on-going.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.
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