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.