TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Motorcycle Collision on Island Ford Road
Date of News Release: 06/09/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - Mark Pharris was operating a 2007 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle northbound on Island Ford Road. As he entered a curve, he lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle exited the right side of the roadway and traveled into a ditch. Mr. Pharris was ejected from the motorcycle. The motorcycle came to rest in a cornfield off the roadway. Mr. Pharris was transported by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. He was wearing a helmet.