Fatal Crash on I-75 / Tractor-Trailer vs. Pedestrian

Fatal Crash

Mount Vernon, KY. (February 13th 2020) – On Thursday, February 13th 2020 around 5:00 A.M. Officer Eric Stallsworth with Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement responded to a commercial vehicle vs. pedestrian fatal crash located on I-75 near the 63-mile marker in Rockcastle Co Kentucky.

Upon arrival and through investigation officers found that 44-year-old Anthony L. Housewright of Mount Carmel, Tennessee was operating a 2000 Freightliner tractor-trailer and had struck a pedestrian 33-year-old Joshua P. Spillman of Clarksville Indiana.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected factors in the crash and Spillman was pronounced dead on the scene by Rockcastle Co. coroner's office.

Officer Eric Stallsworth continues the investigation.

Assisting on Scene: Kentucky State Police, Rockcastle Co Sheriff's: Mount Vernon Police Department, Rockcastle Co. Fire Department, and Rockcastle Co Coroner's office.

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