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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Collision Involving a Pedestrian in Nelson Co.

BARDSTOWN, Ky.  (July 9, 2024) – Kentucky State Police (KSP) responded to a single-vehicle fatal collision involving a pedestrian in Nelson Co. Monday night.  

On July 8, at approximately 10:45 P.M. EDT, KSP Post 4 received a call from Nelson Co. Dispatch requesting assistance in investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian near the 4,000 block of Louisville Road (US 150) just north of Bardstown. 

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2014 KIA Forte, operated by Langleigh Winters, age 19, of Bardstown, was traveling northbound on Louisville Road before striking a pedestrian she failed to observe walking in the northbound lane. The pedestrian was later identified as Matt Berry, age 23, of Bardstown.

Berry was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Nelson Co. Coroner’s Office. Winters reported no injuries to officials. 

The affected portion of Louisville Road was shut down for several hours in order to allow troopers to reconstruct the collision. KSP Post 4 was assisted at the scene by the Nelson Co. Sheriff’s Office, Nelson Co. EMS, and the Nelson Co. Coroner’s Office. The collision remains under investigation by reconstructionist Tpr. John Goldsborough.

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