One person was killed today (Sunday, 5/24) in a crash at the 35 mile marker on
I-71 in Henry County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of the crash at 1:45 p.m.
Preliminary investigation shows that John Hoffman, 73 of Pendleton KY, was the passenger in a
vehicle traveling North on I-71 in Henry County. The operator of the vehicle lost control and
overturned in the median causing Hoffman to be ejected from the vehicle. Hoffman was later
pronounced dead by the Henry County Coroner. Hoffman was not wearing his seatbelt at the
Trooper Jim Phelps is leading the ongoing investigation and reconstruction. Trooper Phelps was
assisted at the scene by Troopers, Stucker, Hunter, Sudduth, Sergeant Gibson, Campbellsburg
Fire Department, and Henry and Carroll County EMS.