Dunnville, KY (November 13, 2020) – Trooper Matt Brumley is investigating a motorcycle fatality that occurred Thursday, November 12, 2020 at approximately 3:4 7pm on north US 127 near the Russell-Casey County line. Preliminary investigations indicate that Austyn Deel, age 22 of Russell Springs, KY was operating a 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle southbound on US 127 when he attempted to overtake several vehicles and ran off the roadway striking an earth embankment. Deel was not wearing a helmet and transported to the Russell County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. Trooper Brumley was assisted at the scene by additional KSP personnel, Russell County EMS, and the Russell County Sheriff’s Department.
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