On Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at approximately 4:23 PM, the Lebanon Police Department received a call reporting an accident involving a pedestrian.


Police and Marion County EMS responded to Hood Avenue, near the intersection of Hood Avenue & Shelby Street, to find 81 year old Jerry Brentz of 306 Shelby Street lying in the roadway, badly injured. Mr. Brentz was transported to Spring View Hospital by Marion County EMS, where he was airlifted by Air Evac to the University of Kentucky hospital in Lexington, KY and was later pronounced deceased.


This Hit & Run accident is still under investigation at this time. Anyone with information about this accident please contact the Lebanon Police Department at 270-692-2121 OR call our Anonymous TIP-LINE at 270-692-5LAW.


Officer Brian Abell is the investigating officer.