Traffic fatality on KY 192 - Laurel County

Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Sgt. Larry Parrott and Deputy Brandon Broughton are investigating a two vehicle single person traffic fatality which occurred on KY 192, approximately 6 miles west of London on Wednesday evening August 10, 2016 at approximately 6:32 PM.

The investigating deputies report that apparently a Honda motorcycle traveling westbound on KY 192 crossed the centerline and collided with a Nissan van that had pulled out from a driveway to travel eastbound on KY 192. Another motorcycle was ahead of the motorcycle involved in the crash, but was not involved.

The driver of the motorcycle was identified as:

William Hayes age 30 of Richmond Kentucky – pronounced deceased at the scene by Laurel County Coroner Doug Bowling.

The driver of the Nissan van is identified as:

Robert Burkey age 69 of London – no injuries reported.

A passenger and the only other occupant in the vehicle was identified as:

Jessie Burkey age 65 of London- transported by Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County to St. Joseph Hospital London for treatment of injuries.

Assisting at the scene was: Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, London- Laurel Rescue Squad, Keavy Volunteer Fire Department, and the Laurel County Coroner's office.

Investigation will be continuing by LSO Sgt Larry Parrott and Laurel Sheriff's Office Accident Reconstructionist Capt. Chuck Johnson.

Photo of crash site provided by Sgt. Larry Parrott.


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