Chalybeate, KY. (April 23, 2021) – On April 23, 2021, around 4:00 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green, was requested by the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a singe vehicle fatal collision. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision that occurred near the 6000 block of Highway 259 North in Edmonson County.
Preliminary investigation revealed 65 year-old Marshall T. Hornback, of Mammoth Cave was operating a 1994 Chevrolet truck northbound on KY 259 in Edmonson County. For unknown reasons, Hornback’s vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a tree. Marshall T. Hornback was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Edmonson County Coroner’s Office. Two passengers in the vehicle were injured in the collision. 35 year-old Quentin A. Hornback of Mammoth Cave was transported by EMS to Medical Center in Bowling Green and 62 year-old Martha Hornback was flown to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of injuries.
The investigation is being led by Trooper Cody Edwards. He was assisted on the scene by KSP personnel, Edmonson County Coroner’s Office, Edmonson County EMS, Kyrock Fire Department, Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, and Air Methods
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