Visitation Wednesday for man killed on I-75 while trying to help other crash victims

Herald-Leader Staff ReportFebruary 12, 2014 

Visitation is scheduled Wednesday for a man killed Sunday when he stopped to help at the scene of a wreck.

Jeffrey Ray Campbell Jr., 30, lived in Jeffersontown but grew up in Laurel County.

Visitation for Campbell will be Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home at 9318 Taylorsville Rd. in Jeffersontown.

The funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with burial in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Corbin.

Campbell was killed along with Meredith L. Buscher as they tried to assist others in a string of crashes on Interstate 75. Police say the crashes were caused by Bryan M. Mangan, 56, of South Bend, Ind. Mangan has been charged with nine counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, one count of driving negligently without a license and aggravated drunken driving.

Buscher was a recent graduate of UK who worked as a recruiter for Insight Global. She attended Madison Central High School.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Richmond. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Thursday at the church. Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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