Shepherdsville, KY. (April 7, 2021) – On Wednesday April 7th at approximately 3:00pm, Kentucky State Police Post 4 was notified by Bullitt County Dispatch of a two vehicle injury collision on KY 1020 near North Lakeview Dr.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Shane Jones, 31, of Louisville was traveling South on KY 1020 in a 2008 Suzuki SL7. For unknown reasons, Jones’ vehicle crossed the centerline and traveled into the northbound lane where it struck a 2005 International dump-truck driven by Greg Niece, 52, of Shepherdsville head on; .
Jones was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Bullitt County Coroners Office. Niece was transported to University of Louisville Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. A portion of KY 1020 was closed for several hours to allow Troopers to reconstruct the collision. KSP Post 4 was assisted at the scene by the Bullitt County Sheriffs Office, Bullitt County EMS, Bullitt County Coroners Office, and the Zoneton Fire Department. The collision remains under investigation by collision reconstructionist Detective Washer.
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