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Earnest Plunkett, 87, dead and Jackie Bell, 33, injured in accident on Pennyrile Parkway and Highway 813 in Hopkins County, Kentucky

Modified Date: 
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:21am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Victim of deadly accident in Hopkins Co. identified

The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office has released new information about a deadly accident on Highway 813.

Kentucky Man Dies in Car Accident

The Hopkins County Coroner pronounced Plunkett dead on scene. Authorities say Bell was taken to Baptist Health for minor injuries. 

Earnest Plunkett was driving on Highway 813 when he pulled in front of a car. The car's driver, Jackie Bell, didn't have enough time to react and hit Plunkett's car. Plunkett was pronounced dead at the scene. Highway 813 was closed for about three hours following the accident so that Authorities could investigate.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Earnest Plunkett
Jackie Bell
Roadway: 
Highway 813

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