Franklin, KY (July 10, 2023)- Sunday morning at 11:00 am, Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green received a call for service in reference to a fatal collision that occurred southbound on Interstate 65 near the 12 mile marker. Troopers from KSP Post 3 responded to the scene.
A preliminary investigation has revealed that Alan T. Pound, 62, of Emory, TX., was traveling southbound on I-65 in a 1985 pickup truck. Pound’s vehicle struck the rear of a Franklin-Simpson Fire and Rescue 2008 International fire engine. The fire truck was stationary in the left lane of travel with its emergency equipment activated due to an unrelated collision just south of its location. Alan T. Pound along with the passenger, Ronnie R. Mcenturff, 61, of Emory TX., were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Simpson County Coroner. A fire fighter that was occupying the vehicle was treated for minor injuries sustained in the collision.
The investigation continues and is currently being led by Detective Shae Foley. He was assisted on scene by Simpson County Fire and Rescue, Simpson County Coroner and other KSP personnel.
The Kentucky State Police would like to remind motorists to reduce speed and move over when approaching emergency vehicles with activated lights.
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