WKU student killed in car accident

The Herald Staff

An 18-year-old WKU student died in a car crash while traveling on State Road 64 Tuesday evening, officials said.

Brandon Amy, of Georgetown, Indiana, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a release from the Floyd County Sheriffs Department. Amy was traveling eastbound in the 6600 block of State Road 64 around 5 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and drifted into oncoming traffic.

Amys’ vehicle collided with a red Mercury SUV occupied by two women and two children. The occupants sustained non-life-threatening injuries, the release said.

Amy is a recent graduate of Floyd Central High School. The FCHS Principal Rob Willman tweeted Tuesday night their thoughts and prayers are with the family.

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department told the Courier-Journal it would continue to investigate.

The Herald will update this story as more information is made available.