TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Fatal ATV Accident in Rockcastle County
Date of News Release: 02/21/2007
(LONDON) - On February 21, 2007 at 5:44 PM the Kentucky State Police responded to an ATV accident on Pine Hill Circle, south of Mount Vernon, KY. Upon arrival Trooper Scottie Pennington determined that Nicholas L. Kirby, 18 of Mount Vernon had been riding an ATV on the roadway when he fell off and struck his head. Kirby, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Rockcastle County Coroner. Trooper Pennington continues the investigation.