Greenville, KY (Muhlenberg County) – On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, around 6:50 PM, the Kentucky State Police Post 2, Madisonville, was requested to investigate a collision on KY-181 South.
Preliminary investigation indicated a 2011 Chevy Malibu was traveling Southbound on KY-181 when for unknown reasons it exited the right shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle struck an earth embankment and began to overturn. The passenger, Zachary Kangis, 11 years old, of Central City, KY was not wearing a seat belt and sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Muhlenberg County Coroner. The operator, Rebecca Evans, 56 years old, of Greenville, KY was transported via ambulance to Muhlenberg Community Hospital for her injuries.
The collision and reconstruction is being conducted by Trooper Brett Martin.