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Kentucky State Police investigates a fatality in Pulaski County

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At approximately 2:12 PM on Tuesday , July 26, 2022, the Kentucky State Police, London Post responded to a three-vehicle collision that occurred on the Cumberland Parkway in Pulaski County. This accident resulted in one Fatality.


The initial investigation indicates that a 2002 Buick Park Avenue operated by 41-year-old Michael A. Fillmore, of Hemet, CA, was traveling on west on the Cumberland Parkway, when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed into the path of a 2002 Ford Ranger operated by 19-year-old Roy C. Nicholas, of Nancy, Ky. The Third vehicle in the collision was a 2015 Freightliner operated by 40-year-old William V. Galloway, of Charlette, TN. The Commercial Vehicle that Galloway was operating was struck by both other vehicles.


As a result of the collision, Michael A. Fillmore suffered fatal injuries, Fillmore was pronounced deceased by the Pulaski County Coroner’s office. The other parties involved in the accident were treated for minor injuries and released. An autopsy is scheduled for Fillmore in Frankfort at the state medical office.


KSP Post 11 Trooper Shane Bowling is continuing the investigation. He was assisted at the scene by Post 11 and Post 15 Personnel and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, the Pulaski County SRT, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Eubank Fire Department, and the Pulaski County Coroner’s office.

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