Kentucky State police respond to a two-vehicle accident in Nelson County

A Wednesday morning accident in Bardstown leaves one man injured and one man dead
A Wednesday morning accident in Bardstown leaves one man injured and one man dead(AP)
Published: Mar. 10, 2021 at 6:43 PM CST
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BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WBKO) – Kentucky State Police responded to a two-vehicle collision in Bardstown early Wednesday morning.

The two-vehicle accident happened on Highway 245, just north of Templin Avenue in Bardstown.

According to Kentucky State Police, James Milburn, 24 of Springfield, was traveling south on Highway 245 in a 2011 Kia Optima.

For unknown reasons, Milburn’s vehicle crossed the center line and into the northbound lane where it struck a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta head-on; driven by Joseph Daughtery, 19 of Bloomfield.

Daughtery was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Nelson County Coroner’s Office.

Milburn was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The collision is still under investigation.

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