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UPDATE: DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky (3/9/18) — Daviess County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the fatality from Thursday morning's collision at East Marksberry Road on U.S. 431.

The coroner said 53-year-old Michael Woods of Owensboro died as a result of the collision.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

UPDATE: DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (3/8/18) — A two-vehicle collision on U.S. 431 and East Marksberry road early this morning resulted in the death of one of the drivers.

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office said a 2000 Dodge Neon was stopped in traffic at 6:57 a.m. waiting to turn from southbound U.S. 431 to eastbound East Marksberry Road. A 2013 Volvo semi was headed south on U.S. 431 and failed to stop.

Authorities said the front of the semi struck the rear of the Dodge Neon. The driver of the Neon was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi, 63-year-old William D. Cornwell III of Findlay, Ohio, was uninjured.

The name of the deceased has not yet been released pending family notification.

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UPDATE: DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (3/8/18) —Authorities say U.S. 431 near East Marksberry Road is now open to traffic.


DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (3/8/18) — Daviess County deputies and firefighters are on the scene of an accident on U.S. 431, which has caused the road to be closed for an undetermined time.

Owensboro-Daviess County Central Dispatch advises the accident is near East Marksberry Road on U.S. 431.

Authorities are asking motorists to avoid the area if possible.

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