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Kentucky State Police Investigate Motorcycle Fatality

Date of News Release: 08/04/2015

(Taylorsville, KY.) - On August 02, 2015 at approximately 2:01 p.m., Kentucky State Police were called to investigate a three vehicle injury accident on Louisville Road in Spencer County.

Upon arrival, Units discovered a 2012 Yamaha motorcycle, operated by Eduard I Yerusskiy, age 57, of Louisville, KY, had been traveling north on Louisville Road, when he failed to negotiate a curve, causing him to collide head on with a 2009 Buick Enclave, operated by Laura Segars, age 42, of Louisville, KY. Mr. Yerusskiy was ejected, and struck by a 2006 Dodge Durango, operated by Walter Carby, age 46, of Willisburg, KY.

Mr. Yerusskiy was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Spencer County Coroner's Office.

Mr. Yerusskiy was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

Kentucky State Police were assisted at the scene Mt. Washington Police Department, Mt Washington Fire Department, Spencer Fire Department, Spencer County Sheriff's Office, Bullitt County EMS, Spencer County EMS, Kentucky Department of Transportation, and Spencer County Coroner's Office.

The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Post 12 Accident Reconstruction Unit.