Yesterday afternoon, Kentucky State Police responded to a two-vehicle collision in Meade County. According to State Trooper Scotty Sharp, at approximately 2:58 p.m. EST, the KSP Post 4 received a call from Meade County Dispatch requesting assistance near the 21,000 block of Kentucky 313 in Meade County. The preliminary investigation revealed that Jason Anderson, age 45 of Golden, CO., was traveling north on KY 313 in a 2018 Buick Encore SUV. For unknown reasons, Anderson’s vehicle crossed the centerline and into the path of a semi-truck trailer being driven by Rodney Bearinger, of Alberta, Canada.
Anderson was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Meade County Coroner’s Office, while Bearinger was transported to Baptist Health Hardin with minor injuries.
The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Tyler Lynch.