Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Spencer County Fatal Collision
Date of News Release: 09/30/2010
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- The Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post is investigating a fatal collision in Spencer County. Kentucky State Police received a 911 call at 9:23 AM reporting a collision between a car and bicyclist on KY 248 (Briar Ridge Road) in Spencer County. Spencer County EMS and the Spencer County Sherriff's Department were dispatched. The Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post was requested to handle the collision investigation.
A bicycle being driven by Paul M. Pegram, age 40 of Taylorsville, KY was traveling westbound on KY-248. A Hyundai SUV being driven by Daryl M. Fogle, age 37 of Mt. Eden KY was westbound also. The operator of the SUV struck the bicyclist from behind.
The bicyclist was flown by Air Methods Helicopter to the University of Louisville Medical Center and pronounced deceased by the Jefferson County Coroner's office. The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet. The driver of the SUV was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt.
The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort.