The Trigg County Coroner’s Office announced Monday that two Cadiz men involved in a two-vehicle accident Sunday night at the intersection of Highway 139 South and U.S. Highway 68 died following the crash and left three others injured, according to a press release.
The release states the driver of the vehicle, Brandon P. Hare, 21, Cadiz, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 7:21 p.m. Sunday.
Hare’s passenger, Jarod A. Ballengee, 20, Cadiz, was transported by ambulance to Trigg County Hospital. A short time later, Ballengee was pronounced dead at the hospital at 8:37 p.m. Sunday.
Both men died from blunt force trauma sustained from the accident, the release added.
According to a Kentucky State Police press release, Tyler L. Dodson, 24, Murray, was driving west on Highway 68 while Hare was traveling north on Highway 139.
The release stated that Hare failed to yield at a stop sign and Dodson’s vehicle struck Hare’s vehicle in the passenger side.
Dodson, and two other passengers in his vehicle, Dorothy S. Dodson, 69, Fancy Farm, and Mason L. Dodson, 23, Murray, were all transported to Trigg County Hospital.
Tyler and Dorothy Dodson were treated and released while Mason Dodson was transferred to Murray-Calloway County Hospital for further treatment.
The release added that an autopsy and toxicology for Hare was being conducted Monday.