Edmonson Co. Fatal Accident

The weather could be to blame for an accident that killed an Elizabethtown man.

According to Kentucky State Police Donna Byard of Bowling Green was traveling north on U.S. 31-W in Edmonson County. Byard’s vehicle dropped off the shoulder of the roadway and then re-entered.

KSP said because of weather, Byard’s vehicle began to spin and crossed the center line. A vehicle driven by 57-year-old Samuel Gibbons of Elizabethtown struck Byard’s vehicle.

Gibbons was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger Keith Skaggs of Brownsville, was flown to the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Skaggs is listed in critical condition. Byard was taken to the Medical Center by EMS and is listed in critical condition.

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