TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal Motorcycle Crash on KY 104 in Todd County
Date of News Release: 07/30/2007
(Todd County) - Mrs. Anna Gatton and her passenger (John Gatton) were traveling northbound on KY 104 in a 1990 Nissan pick up truck. Mr. Eric Bruderer was traveling southbound riding a 2001 Honda motorcycle. Both vehicles were in a small curve when Mr. Bruderer locked up his brakes causing his motorcycle to travel into the path of Mrs. Gatton's vehicle. The motorcycle collided with the truck in the northbound lane head on, ejecting Mr. Bruderer from the motorcycle. Mrs. Gatton and her passenger were transported by Todd County Emergency Medical Services to Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, TN. Todd County Corner Gerald Barnett pronounced Mr. Bruderer deceased at the scene.