Kentucky State Police Post 1 received a call from Carlisle County Dispatch of a motorcycle collision on KY 121
Bardwell, KY (June 29, 2018) – The Kentucky State Police Post 1 received a call from Carlisle County Dispatch of a motorcycle collision on KY 121 near the Ballard County Line at approximately 01:45 A.M.KSP Works Fatal Collision in Carlisle County
Preliminary investigation shows Gary L. Rushing, 67 of Springfield, MO. was traveling south on KY 121 operating a Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Mr. Rushing lost control of his motorcycle as he tried to avoid a tree limb in the roadway. Rushing was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. Rushing was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Carlisle County Coroner.
KSP Trooper Cody Cecil was assisted on the scene by the Carlisle County EMS, Carlisle County Coroner, and Carlisle County Rescue Squad. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.