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One injured a motorcycle collision on KY 32

Date of News Release: 06/18/2011

(Morehead, Ky.) -- On June 17, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified of a single vehicle injury accident on KY 32 in Rowan County. Trooper Keith Howard, Trooper Whitney Howard, Rowan County EMS, and Elliottville Fire Department responded to the scene. Loren Smith was operating a 2007 Honda motorcycle eastbound on KY 32. Mr. Smith traveled across loose gravel on the right shoulder of the roadway causing him to loose control of his vehicle. He failed to negotiate a curve and exited the right shoulder of KY 32. The motorcycle came to final rest in a ditch on top of Mr. Smith. He was flown from the scene by PHI Medical Transport to UK Medical Center for treatment.

The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Keith Howard.

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