Accident Claims Life On US 60 Bypass



5/31/13---A two-vehicle accident along U-S 60 Thursday afternoon left a 10-year-old boy dead and three others injured. According to Hardinsburg Assistant Police Chief Terry Laslie, a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer with four juveniles inside was stopped in the westbound lane in order to make a left turn into the parking lot of the Hardinsburg Baptist Church just after 4:30 as a semi approached from behind. The semi’s driver, Jerry Knoy of Salem, Indiana, told police he didn’t see the Blazer’s turn signal due to the sun and ran into the vehicle. One of the occupants of the Blazer died from injuries suffered in the wreck, he’s been identified by Breckinridge County Coroner Tim Bandy as Zachery Shane Chappell of Hardinsburg . Another occupant was taken to Kosair Hospital in Louisville, a third taken to Breckinridge Memorial, then later to Kosair with the fourth occupant treated and released. Knoy was not hurt. Laslie says none of the Blazer’s occupants were wearing seat belts. Assisting Laslie were Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Bruce Anthony and Deputies Rick Knight and Jerry Cundiff, Breck Central EMS, Hardinsburg Fire and Rescue Department, Air E-Vac and Air Methods Service.

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Locations : IndianaSalem
People : Bruce AnthonyJerry CundiffJerry KnoyRick KnightTerry Laslie
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