Guilty plea on hit and run fatal motorcycle crash last year on US 25 north



Laurel County, Ky. - Laurel County Sheriff John Root and London Police Chief Derek House are reporting that a London man has pled guilty regarding a hit and run fatal traffic crash which occurred on Wednesday evening May 7, 2014 at approximately 5:57 PM.

Anthony Raymond age 51 of Old Crab Orchard Road, London, KY pled guilty on February 26, 2015 in Laurel Circuit Court.

In that crash, a purple colored Dodge Neon apparently pulled out from Hazel Patch Road to go South on US 25 and pulled out in front of the path of a Harley Davidson motorcycle that was traveling North bound on US 25.

The driver of the Neon reportedly fled the scene on foot traveling down Hazel Patch Road and into the woods. In that crash, the driver of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle – Randolph Scott age 71 of Lexington received fatal injuries.

On May 15, 2014, following a joint investigation between Laurel Sheriff's Office and London City Police--- London City Police Detective Sgt. Chris Edwards (who reconstructed the crash) along with Laurel County Sheriff's Detective Brad Mitchell, Detective Jason Back, and Detective James Sizemore charged Anthony Raymond with manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident and driving on DUI suspended license.

Anthony Raymond pled guilty in Laurel Circuit Court to the charge of manslaughter second degree and trafficking in meth first degree (drug charge not related to the fatal crash) --With a recommended sentence of 10 years on the manslaughter conviction and five years on the trafficking meth conviction – sentences to be run concurrently.

Anthony Raymond is currently lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Photo attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.

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