Morgantown, Ky. (June 30, 2023) – On Thursday, June 29th, 2023 just before 2:30 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green was requested by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision in Butler County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located near the 2000 block of Brooklyn Chapel Road.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Christopher Fulkerson, 49, of Morgantown, was operating a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Brooklyn Chapel Road in Butler County. While the vehicle was traveling a tree on the east side of the roadway fell and struck the roof of the vehicle. Christopher Fulkerson and his 12 year old daughter were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Butler County Coroner.
The investigation is being led by Detective Michael Waggener. He was assisted at the scene by Butler County EMS, Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Butler County Coroner, and KSP personnel.
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