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Casey County Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 04/24/2015

(Liberty, KY.) - Tpr. Nick Hale is investigating a collision that occurred today at 6:24 PM EDT on KY 837, 6 miles east of Yosemite. 31-year-old Justin Denson, of Liberty, was traveling north on KY 837, operating a 2006 Honda that crossed the center line and struck a 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by 17-year-old Taylor Woods, of Waynesburg, head on.

Denson was wearing a seatbelt and was transported from the scene to UK Med Center. Woods was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Casey County Coroner. Tpr. Hale was assisted by Casey County Fire, EMS and Rescue.