Tractor trailer truck near Munfordville crossed the median on northbound 65, and hit a van full of people. Most of the van’s passengers have been killed.
The cleanup is still in process. Report from the traffic jam is that the the remains of the truck driver have not been found.
Lost in the accident, one goodhearted Mennonite family and one truck driver. Very sad business.
MY Way News enumerates:
In addition to John and Sadie Esh, the dead included their children Anna, Rose, Rachel, and Leroy and his wife, Naomi. Jalen, the adopted infant son of Leroy and Naomi, also was killed. Family friend Ashlie Kramer and the truck driver, 45-year-old Kenneth Laymon of Alabama, also died.
The only survivors of the crash were two boys from Guatemala also adopted by the couple as infants. Police credited child safety seats for sparing Josiah, 5, and Johnny, 3.