Cave City, Ky. (September 21, 2022) – On Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 just after 8:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green was requested by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located near the 8100 block of Happy Valley Road (KY 90) in the Cave City community.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Singh Gill, 28, of Fresno, CA, was operating a 2017 Freightliner Tractor-Trailer southbound on Happy Valley Road near the 8100 block. Gill failed to see a vehicle slowing to make a left turn in front of him. In an attempt to avoid hitting the vehicle Gill swerved left into the northbound lane where his vehicle struck a 2005 GMC Yukon head on. The operator of the GMC, David Hayes, 76, of Cave City and two passengers, Katie Yoder, 54, of Horse Cave, and Daniel Yoder, 55, of Horse Cave, were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Barren County Coroner. Two other passengers in the GMC, Roseanne Yoder, 20, and Joseph Yoder, 14, both of Horse Cave, were flown by Air Methods to Vanderbilt University Hospital where they are listed in stable condition.
The investigation is being led by Trooper Bo Hubbard. He was assisted at the scene by Barren County EMS, Barren County Sheriff’s Office, Cave City Fire Department, Park City Fire Department, Air Methods, Barren County Emergency Management, Barren County Coroner’s Office, and KSP personnel.