Zach Cottongim

Who is Zach Cottongim? Zach Cottongim is a police officer in Louisville Metro Police Department who died Saturday after he was struck by a vehicle while working on the side of the road.

According to LMPD spokeswoman Officer Elizabeth Ruoff, 29 year old Zach Cottongim was tending to an abandoned vehicle around 10 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 64 west when a vehicle lost control and hit him.

Zach underwent surgery at the University of Louisville Hospital but died from his injuries shortly after 9 p.m.

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Ruoff noted the incident, which happened near Mellwood Avenue, was not a hit-and-run and said the department’s traffic unit is investigating “all variables.”

Zach Cottongim Career

Louisville Metro Police Department hired Cottongim in September 2014. At the time of his death, Zach was assigned to the First Division, which includes the Portland, Russell and Butchertown neighborhoods.

Cottongim’s father is also a Louisville police officer and his wife works for the department as a civilian employee.

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer offered his support to Cottongim’s family and praised his “generous loving spirit.”

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Zach Cottongim Age, Death, Wife, Family, and more

NameZach Cottongim
Real NameZach Cottongim
Age29 years old
Date of Birth1992
Birth PlaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA
GenderMale
ProfessionPolice Officer
ReligionChristain
Zodiac sign/Sun signN/A
NationalityAmerican
Education QualificationSoon Update
Father NameSoon Update
Mother NameSoon Update
Martial StatusSingle
GirlfriendSoon Update
HobbiesSwimming

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Louisville police officer died on I-64?

Zach Cottongim is a police officer in Louisville Metro Police Department who died Saturday after he was struck by a vehicle while working on the side of the road.

What is the age of Zach Cottongim?

29 years old

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