Cave City, KY (February 23, 2020)- The Kentucky State Police, Post 3 Bowling Green received a call for service in reference to a three vehicle injury collision in Barren County on Sunday at 11:17 a.m. KSP units responded to the collision that had occurred on Happy Valley Road (KY 90), near Harry King Road.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Mary M. Johnson (73) of Glasgow, KY, was operating a 2004 Buick Lesabre traveling northbound on Happy Valley Road. Deborah Cundari (60) of Glasgow, KY, was operating a 2012 Ford Focus northbound also on Happy Valley Road in front of Johnson’s vehicle. Cundari was slowing to a stop in order to turn onto Harry King Road when her vehicle was struck by Johnson’s vehicle. Johnson’s vehicle then entered into oncoming traffic where it struck a 2006 Humvee being operated by Jeremy Staples (35) of Cub Run, KY, that was traveling southbound.
Mary Johnson was transported to T.J. Samson Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Deborah Cundari was also transported to T.J. Samson Hospital where she was treated for injuries and released. All other passengers and operators refused medical treatment and transport on scene and did not report any injuries.
The investigation is still ongoing and being conducted by Trooper Bo Hubbard. He was assisted by Barren/Metcalfe EMS, Barren County Sheriff’s Department, Barren County Coroner’s Office, Cave City Fire Department, Park City Fire Department and other KSP Troopers with Post 3. No other details are available for release at this time.
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