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NTSB Sends Team to Investigate Multiple Fatality Highway Accident in Kentucky
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 NTSB Sends Team to Investigate Multiple Fatality Highway Accident in Kentucky

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a Go Team to investigate this morning's fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and a van in Kentucky.

At about 5:15 Central Daylight Time this morning, a tractor- trailer crossed the median of Interstate 65 near Munfordville, Kentucky and struck a 15-passenger van head on. State Police report multiple fatalities in the crash.

Senior highway investigator Peter Kotowski will serve as Investigator-in-Charge of the 6-person team. NTSB Vice Chairman Christopher Hart will accompany the team and serve as principal spokesman for the on-scene investigation.

Peter Knudson is accompanying the team as press officer, and will be able to be reached on his cell phone (202-557-1350) when he arrives in Kentucky this afternoon. He will announce details on a press briefing when arrangements are made.

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
 
 
 

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