TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Motorcycle Crash on US Highway 45 South
Date of News Release: 05/21/2008
(Hickory, KY) - Daniel Clapp, on a 2007 Harley Davidson, was traveling Northbound on US Highway 45 South, approximately a half mile North of Water Valley. While negotiating a curve Mr. Clapp came upon a deer standing in the travel portion of the roadway. Mr. Clapp laid the motor cycle down on the left side then he struck the deer while he was sliding. Mr. Clapp was ejected off of the motorcycle landing on the right shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Clapp was transported by Mayfield-Graves County EMS for minor injuries. Trooper Alison Wommer was assisted on the scene by Trooper Trevor Pervine and the Mayfield-Graves County EMS. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Wommer.