Tabitha and Michael Vanhorn identified as fatal crash victim


Tabitha Vanhorn Death – The Kentucky State Police are looking into a crash that occurred on January 9 just before 4:30 p.m. and resulted in the deaths of two people. The collision between the dump truck and the midsize SUV took place on State Highway 194 E in the Meta town in Pike County, and both vehicles were engaged. The driver of a Rav4, according to the KSP, was attempting to make a turn onto State Highway 194 E from US 119.

Victim identified

According to the troopers, the vehicle crossed over into the westbound lane and then entered the path of a Mack dump truck. Both the driver of the Rav4, Tabitha Vanhorn, 70, and a passenger in the car, Michael Vanhorn, 43, were evacuated from the scene to receive medical treatment but were later pronounced dead.  An Accident Reconstructionist from the Kansas State Police is now conducting the investigation. Always make sure you’re getting the most up-to-date information by checking the WSAZ app.

Related topic: Coroner identifies victim of fatal Henderson, Kentucky crash

The victim of a deadly car collision that involved three vehicles and occurred on the Audubon Parkway has been positively recognized by the authorities. The incident took place on Tuesday at 11:49 a.m. close to the Zion exit of the parkway, according to a news release that was published on Friday by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office. The Henderson County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased driver as Ryan Dickerson, of Cromwell, Kentucky. According to the sheriff’s office, first responders pronounced Dickerson dead at the scene.

The sheriff’s office did not make the circumstances surrounding Dickerson’s death publicly known. According to the news release, an additional driver, Darrell Blacklock, also from Cromwell, was involved in the collision and underwent treatment at the Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville for his minor injuries. On Friday, law enforcement officials stated that William Kirkwood, a resident of Evansville, was operating a recreational vehicle, also known as an RV, when he reportedly collided with Dickerson’s truck.

According to the news release issued by the sheriff’s office, “what is known thus far is that the RV driven by Kirkwood rear ended the F-150 driven by Dickerson,” and “the F-150 then rear ended the Honda driven by Blacklock.” The inquiry into the incident is still ongoing. As of Friday afternoon, there have been no reports of criminal charges being brought in connection with the fatal collision.


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