UPDATE: Wrong Way Driver Killed in Collision on Natcher Parkway

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- UPDATE 9:20 AM 09/04/14

Kentucky State Police have confirmed the driver going the wrong way was killed in the crash.

Police have identified the driver as James Coburn, from Owensboro.

The investigation is ongoing.

One person is killed in a collision on the William Natcher Parkway near mile marker four.

Kentucky State Police say not one, but two accidents occurred when a vehicle was driving northbound in the southbound lane.

"Just prior to the collision occurring, Kentucky State Police Dispatch received a call of a vehicle traveling the wrong way on the William Natcher Parkway. It was traveling Northbound in the Southbound lanes of traffic," said Sergeant Derek Grant.

Officials are not releasing the name of the victim, pending notification of the family. The investigation is on-going.

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