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Victim of Fatal Hopkins County Crash Identified

The Hopkins County Coroner has identified the victim of a fatal crash that happened in Hopkins County on Tuesday.

Posted: Oct 14, 2020 9:22 AM
Updated: Oct 14, 2020 11:22 AM

The victim of a fatal crash that happened in Hopkins County on Tuesday night has been identified.

The accident happened Tuesday night just before 10:00 PM on Interstate 69.

According to the Hopkins County Coroner, 55-year-old Jesse Steven Gott of Dexter, Missouri died at the scene.

Investigators say Gott was traveling southbound with a commercial trailer in tow and crossed the center median for an unknown reason, striking a guardrail and concrete bridge near the end of Wells Road.

Kentucky State Police currently investigating that accident.

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