Alyssa Aldrete, Alexis Coker Killed in Box Truck Accident on I-65 in Bowling Green
Where: The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 near Cemetery Road in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
What Happened: A box truck allegedly struck the back of car, pushing the car against the back of a tractor-trailer.
- Alyssa Aldrete, driver of Nissan Altima
- Alexis Coker, passenger in Nissan Altima
- Donald Kabwenge, driver of box truck
- Driver of tractor-trailer
- Alyssa Aldrete, 22, killed
- Alexis Coker, 21, killed
- Donald Kabwenge, 36, killed
On or about Monday, April 15th, 2021, around 9:30 at night, an accident between a box truck, a car, and a tractor-trailer left two women and a truck driver dead. Troopers from the KSP said the accident was reported on the southbound side of Interstate 65 near the Cemetery Road exit in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Investigators said a box truck driven by 36-year-old Donald Kabwenge allegedly slammed into the back of a Nissan Altima driven by 22-year-old Alyssa Aldrete. After the initial collision, the Altima was crushed against the back of a tractor-trailer. Paramedics pronounced Aldrete and her passenger, 21-year-old Alexis Coker, dead at the scene. Kabwenge was also killed.
According to Google Maps, the scene of the accident near Cemetery Road is on the northeast side of Bowling Green.
Kentucky State Police assisted at the scene of the accident.
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