The investigation continues by Trooper Adam Jones.
Melber, KY (April 16, 2019) – The Kentucky State Police responded to an injury collision on KY 1820 near Wheeler Road, east of Melber, at approximately 12:25 P.M. Initial investigation reveals Wesley J. Murphy, 47 of Hickory, KY, was operating a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling east on KY 1820. For an unknown reason, Murphy exited the right shoulder of the roadway just past Wheeler Road and traveled through a roadside ditch. Murphy attempted to regain control and return to the roadway, but turned over in the ditch. Murphy was transported to Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Murphy was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
The investigation continues by Trooper Adam Jones. KSP was assisted on scene by Mayfield EMS, Melber Fire and Rescue, and the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.