MUHLENBERG CO, Ky (WEHT) – Kentucky State Police are investigating after a head on collision involving a pick-up truck and a motorcycle leaves two dead.
Kentucky State Police were called to the scene on KY-175 just north of Graham just after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
According to police, Charlie E. House, 60, and passenger Kimberly L. House, 52, of Greenville were heading north on KY-175 when a southbound pick-up truck driven by Danny J. Cobb, 59, of Graham, crossed the center line near the 10 mile-marker and hit the motorcycle head on.
Charlie House was pronounced dead at the scene. Kimberly House was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries. Cobb was not injured.
House was a 2nd grade teacher at Greenville Elementary. The school released this statement:
It is such a tragedy for our school, district, and community. Mrs. House was a 2nd grade teacher at Greenville Elementary and the school sent out the following call last night to GES families:
Tonight a one call was sent out to the parents of Greenville Elementary students. Second grade teacher Kim House and her husband Butch were tragically killed in an accident tonight. Tomorrow, counselors will be available at the school for the faculty as well as the students as Mrs. House was greatly loved and respected by the Blackhawk family. We offer our sincerest condolences to their families.
We have several in house counselors and school psychs at the school today to help both students and staff. Nothing else has been planned right now. Feel free to check back with me tomorrow.
A former co-worker at Greenville Elementary had this to say about Mrs. House, “She was vivacious, kind-hearted, positive and sweet. She was an outstanding teacher who went the extra mile to make her lessons fun and interesting for the kids. She was very innovative, creative, and dedicated. The kids loved her and she truly loved them.”