Joshua Kerns, 39, of Joelton, was killed in the crash and Kimberly Bateman, 42, of Mt. Juliet was injured. The incident was reported at about 11:23 p.m.
According to the report, the 2005 Chevy Colorado, driven by Kerns, was traveling westbound on Saundersville Road and going around a curve. The vehicle crossed the center lane and traveled off the left side of the roadway.
After going off the road, the vehicle hit a utility pole head-on, where it came to a stop.
Neither person in the vehicle wore a seatbelt. According to the report, the responding officer believed the use of a seatbelt would have made a difference.
Next of kin was notified. According to the report, there are no plans for a follow-up report or further investigation into the incident.