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Fatal on Hammonsville Road in Hart County

Date of News Release: 01/01/2016

(Munfordville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to a single vehicle injury collision on Thursday, December 31, 2015 in the 6000 block of KY 357 Hammonsville Road in Hart County that occurred at approx. 7:10 pm.

The preliminary investigation indicated that Brett Robertson (17) of Hardyville was operating a 2003 Volkswagen passenger car and was traveling southbound on KY 357 when it appeared that he failed to negotiate a curve and went off the south shoulder of the roadway and struck several trees.

Mr. Robertson was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Hart County Coroner's Office. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

The investigation is still ongoing and being conducted by Trooper Ashcon Karbasi. He was assisted on the scene by Sergeant Tucker Carmichael, Troopers Justin Rountree and Randy Chambers, Hart County EMS, Hart County Coroner's Office, and the Linwood Fire Department.