Barren County Constable Dies in Head-On Collision

State police said a head-on collision has claimed the life of a Barren County constable.

According to the report, 48-year-old Dennis Tatlock of New Mexico was driving a tractor trailer southbound on US 31-E, just south of Barren River State Park. Just after 6 p.m. on April 2, 2007, police said Tatlock crossed the center-line hitting a marked Barren County constable car driven by 59-year-old Ronnie Jones.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. Tatlock was taken to T.J. Samson Hospital, where he was treated and released.