An accident authorities described as "horrific," left a four-year-old dead and several other people injured and needing care in nearby hospitals. Police are still investigating the accident, but they have consulted with the local prosecutor as a precautionary measure in case it appears criminal charges are necessary.
As this blog has discussed previously, many Kentucky residents quite literally put their lives at risk every time they get up and go to work, usually for no other reason than to make sure that they and their families have what they need to live.
When a Kentucky resident thinks about it, one can see how it is miraculous that people go through their days without even realizing how fortunate they are. Tragic accidents can, after all, happen in so many ways.
Snow and ice has returned to the Kentucky roadways, and there could be more of the wintry precipitation in the upcoming weeks.
Tragically, a boy was killed in Covington, Kentucky, while he was riding a bicycle down the street. Apparently, the driver of a pickup truck did not see the boy and hit him while he was riding his bicycle, immediately killing the child.
A helicopter crash that left three people dead, including a former sheriff's deputy, a nurse and a paramedic, came to a resolution in a Kentucky courtroom as a jury awarded almost $22 million to the grieving family members of the three victims following a wrongful death lawsuit.
Some Kentucky might not even think to ask the question of who exactly gets compensated when another person negligently caused the death of someone's friend or relative. After all, the person who got hurt died and therefore does not need the money. On the other hand, there are probably many, if not hundreds, of people who are affected by the untimely and preventable death of a Kentucky resident.