The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal collision that occurred around the 7400 block of Battlefield Memorial Highway (US-421) at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
The initial investigation indicates Norbert P. Wagner, 72 years old of Waco, KY, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado south toward Jackson County, when the vehicle left the roadway on the southbound side. Mr. Wagner overcorrected causing his vehicle to overturn. The vehicle crossed both lanes of travel before leaving the roadway on the northbound side of Battlefield Memorial Highway. The Chevrolet Silverado rolled causing the driver to be ejected. Norbert Wagner sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Deputy Brian Eaves and Deputy Todd Chitwood. They were assisted at the scene by Madison County Fire Department, Madison County EMS, and the Madison County Coroner’s Office.