On Saturday, November 14, 2015, the City of Madison Police Department responded to an accident on
State Road 56 East near County Road 244 East. The caller advised dispatch that a Jeep Wrangler had left the roadway and had gone over the embankment. The caller also stated the driver had been ejected at the scene.
Captain Rick Mundt, Sergeant William Watterson and Senior Patrolman Ricky Harris all responded to the scene. KDH EMS also responded. After EMS checked the driver they were unable to find a pulse or other vital signs and Coroner Johnny Collilns was called to the scene. Collins arrived at approximately 3:15 a.m. and pronounced the driver dead at the scene.
The driver was identified as Bryan R. Bailey, 46, of Madison. Captain Mundt was able to make contact with a family member to give a notification.