smaller UPDATE: GRAHAM, Ky. (3/20/14) ―A Hardin County woman has been identified as the motorist that died adjacent to the Western Kentucky Parkway Thursday afternoon.

According to Kentucky State Police spokesman Trooper Stu Recke, Trooper Jerry Knight stopped to check on a vehicle that was parked in the westbound, emergency lane between the 45 and 46 mile marker on the WKP at about 2:27 p.m. He found that no one was in the vehicle.

Trooper Knight noticed a dog on the embankment near the parkway and investigated. Upon reaching the top of the embankment, he discovered a female lying on the ground.

Muhlenberg County Coroner Tony Armour pronounced the victim, Kimberly R. Snodgrass, 44, of Vine Grove, dead at the scene.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorow at the state Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville.

At the present time, authorities do not suspect foul play. The investigation is continuing by KSP Det. Lonnie Kavanaugh.

Muhlenberg County EMS and Graham Emergency and Rescue also assisted at the scene.

Rita Dukes Smith

SurfKY News Director

SurfKY News Photo/Shawn Freels

ORIGINAL STORY:

GRAHAM, Ky. (3/20/14) — A death investigation is underway just off the Western Kentucky Parkway between the 44 and 45 mile marker in Muhlenberg County.

At 3:15 p.m. Thursday, March 20, numerous Kentucky State Police, emergency vehicles and the coroner were on the scene.

KSP Trooper Stu Recke said it appears that a motorist stopped their vehicle and walked back into the woods several feet and expired. The coroner will determine if a medical examination is necessary.

Recke could not release the name or the gender of the deceased pending family notification.

No foul play is suspected, he said.

More information will be supplied when available.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
SurfKY News Photo/Shawn Freels

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