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Fatal Motorcycle Collision on KY 965 in Bath County

Date of News Release: 08/24/2014

(Owingsville, KY) - On Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 7:06 a.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead received a report of a single vehicle fatality traffic accident at the 10.0 mile marker on KY965 (Hart Pike) near Owingsville. John C. Riddle, age 43, of Owingsville, Kentucky was operating a 1999 Honda motorcycle North on KY965 (Hart Pike) when he failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway striking the Northbound ditch. John C. Riddle was pronounced deceased at the scene by Bath County Coroner Robbie Powell. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Adam Hall.