WASHINGTON COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Jadin Coleman, of Willisburg, Kentucky, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash in Washington County.

Coleman, 19, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Springfield Thursday morning.


According to reports, Coleman was operating a Chevrolet Cavalier on Triple 5 Highway at Mayes Creek Road near Springfield, when the vehicle came into contact with a Ford Transit van around 7 a.m. Thursday.

Coleman was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The van driver was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 12,027. Its county seat is Springfield. The county is named for George Washington. Washington County was the first county formed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky when it reached statehood, and the sixteenth county formed. The center of population of Kentucky is located in Washington County, in the city of Williamsburg. The county is dry, meaning that the sale of alcohol is prohibited, but it contains the “wet” city of Springfield, where retail alcohol sales are allowed. This classifies the jurisdiction as a moist county. Three wineries operate in the county and are licensed separately to sell to the public. Jacob Beam, founder of Jim Beam whiskey, sold his first barrel of whiskey in Washington County – wikipedia.