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Lebanon native killed in Green County wreck

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Kentucky State Police are investigating a deadly collision that occurred at 2:45 p.m., CDT, Saturday, Nov. 30 on KY 88 in Green County.

Lebanon native Johnnie M. McElroy, 54, of Glasgow was driving a 2004 Chevy pickup truck west on KY 88 when a 2008 Ford pickup truck, being driven by Benny Scott, 67, of Hardyville, dropped off the shoulder of the road. According to police, Scott overcorrected, crossed the road and struck McElroy’s vehicle.

McElroy was pronounced dead at the scene by the Green County corner.

Scott was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital where he remains in critical condition.