fatal patterson

UPDATE: HENDERSON, Ky. (7/31/14) — William Patterson, 42, has been charged with murder in connection with a two-vehicle, fatal collision June 7 in Henderson.

According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP Det. Chris Baker charged Patterson with murder July 30.

Baker, who is a collision reconstructionist, presented his findings to the Henderson County Attorney's Office. Due to Patterson's impairment, the charge was granted, according to the report.

Patterson was served with the warrant for his arrest and is being lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center on a $100,000 cash bond.

See original story below:

HENDERSON, Ky. (6/9/14) — Sharon Gaines was traveling eastbound on US 60, in the limits of Henderson.

Gaines was in the process of making a right turn into the Wal-Mart entrance next to Sonic Drive-In. William Patterson was also on US 60 traveling westbound. For an unknown reason, Patterson’s 2000 Toyota passenger car crossed multiple lanes of US 60 and struck Gaines’s 2004 Chevrolet Cobalt on the driver’s door. At impact, both vehicles were redirected and traveled approximately 30 feet where they both struck a lamp pole before making final rest.

Henderson County Ambulance transported passenger Josh Gaines to Methodist Hospital in Henderson for minor injuries. He has since been treated and released. Sharon Gaines was extricated by mechanical means from the wreckage but was pronounced dead on-scene by the Henderson County Coroner’s Office.

Patterson also transported to Methodist Hospital for possible injury. He was charged by Detective Chris Baker with Driving Under the Influence first degree, Aggravated Offense and Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License.

Parts of US 60 were interrupted for over two hours as KSP collision reconstructionists investigated the collision.

The investigation is on-going.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Corey King

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Providence Police Arrest Reports

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 3. Janie… Read More

DCPS Board of Education to Meet Aug. 6

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 4:45 p.m. Thursday,… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 3844

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3772

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2858

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2573

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2490

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16698

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15683

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 02, 2015 1754

Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1444

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 1274

Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for School…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1272

Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1027

Man Accused of Using Craig's List to Encourage…

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 926

Spinal Cord Injury Patient's Foundation Sponsors…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 918

Back To School Bash Brings Crowd to Mall

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 638

Two Vehicle Collision Injures One, Driver…

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 616

'The Free' Gets Greenville Crowd Groovin'

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 616

Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 2, 2015

by SurfKY News