Bowling Green man dies in single-vehicle wreck

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man died Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle wreck on Smallhouse Road.

Joe B. Lowe, 84,  was stopped at the light for Cave Mill Road in the left turn lane when witnesses told police he abruptly accelerated continuing on Smallhouse Road where he struck a tree and a culvert in the 3100 block causing him to overturn, Bowling Green Police Department spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said.

Lowe was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The collision occurred at 3122 and 3114 Smallhouse Road.