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Hancock Accident Reports

On Tuesday, Aug. 1st, a car was damaged and the driver suffered injuries while airing the tire that exploded. No other details are available at this time.

3-Vehicle Angle Collision

On July 28th at 3:10 p.m., Hancock County Deputy B.J. Burton arrived on the scene of a 3-vehicle collision inside Hawesville city limits, and reported that a single dump truck driven by Ronald J. Henning, of Hardinsburg, was operating on US60 East, westbound and approached the red light and didn’t stop. Henning blew through the red light, striking Anthony D. Mattingly, of Tell City, on the passenger side of his 2012 Chevy Sonic, as Mattingly was making a left turn onto US60 East, westbound. Henning then skidded into Jordan P. Savell, of Bloomfield Indiana, who was sitting at the light in his 2019 Honda CR-V, waiting to turn left on US60 East, westbound. Mattingly’s vehicle was towed by Bob’s Garage, and he and a passenger were transported by Hancock EMS to Owensboro Health. Savell was transported to Perry County Hospital, and his vehicle was towed by Bob’s Garage as well.

Deer Collision

On July 25th at 9:23 p.m., Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Frank Howard arrived on the scene of an accident inside Hawesville city limits on US60, and reported that Collin A. Smith, of Owensboro, stated that he was traveling East on US60 when a deer ran out into the roadway. He said he was unable to avoid striking the deer in his gray 2003 Ford Mustang. The deer hit the front left fender area, then struck the driver’s side door area and finally hit the left quarter panel area. The driver door was buckled at the front fender area, making it difficult to open, but no tow was necessary. No injuries were reported.

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