Somerset, KY (December 6, 2023) – A severe accident injured Bruce Owens, a long-serving Somerset sanitation department employee, on Saturday, December 2. The collision occurred at the intersection of E. Mount Vernon St and Liberty/Barnett Sts in downtown Somerset during post-parade street cleaning activities.
The incident unfolded as sanitation workers were clearing the streets following a parade. Owens was struck by a car at the mentioned intersection, resulting in multiple injuries. Emergency services responded promptly to the scene.
Local police are actively investigating the specifics of the collision to determine the cause and any contributing factors.