Bowling Green, KY (May 10, 2020) – On May 9, 2020 at approximately 8:00 P.M., KSP Post 3 received a call from the Barren County Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance with a single vehicle collision near the 2500 block of Coral Hill Road in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Christopher M. McCoy (32) of Glasgow was traveling east on Coral Hill Road in a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. McCoy was unable to negotiate a curve and his vehicle briefly exited the right shoulder of the roadway. McCoy overcorrected upon reentering the roadway, causing his vehicle to cross both lanes of travel and exit off the left shoulder of the road. McCoy’s vehicle struck multiple trees before coming to rest.
Christopher M. McCoy was transported to T.J. Samson Hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the collision. A 10 year old female passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Barren County Coroner. The passenger was restrained at the time of the collision.
The investigation is on going and being led by Trooper Michael Waggener. He was assisted on the scene by Barren/Metcalfe EMS, Barren County Coroner, Hiseville Fire Department, Barren County Sheriff’s Department and other KSP Personnel.
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