fatal collision 1 300MANNINGTON, Ky. (7/17/18) — Kentucky State Police Post 2 reported a Dixon man was fatally injured during a crash on Pennyrile Parkway near mile-marker 27 Saturday evening.

Post 2 in Madisonville received a call about the incident at 4:21 p.m.

Preliminary investigation revealed Matthew Childs, 34, was driving a 1999 Land Rover southbound on the Pennyrile Parkway, when, for an unknown reason, lost control of his vehicle.

The SUV entered the median and overturned multiple times before coming to rest in the north bound lanes of travel, KSP Spokesman Rob Austin said.

A Christian County deputy coroner pronounced Childs deceased on scene. KSP reported Childs was not wearing a seatbelt at the time the accident occurred. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Cody Kromer.

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