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One Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision on US62

Date of News Release: 07/08/2010

(Elizabethtown, Ky.) -- On Wednesday June 7, 2010 at 13:15 et Kentucky State Police responded to a report of a two vehicle injury accident on US62 at Blackrock Rd, approximately 3 miles west of Leitchfield. Unit 1, a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle being operated by Timothy Elliott, age 43, of Leitchfield was traveling westbound on US62. Unit 2, a 1994 Toyota pickup, being operated by Calvin Jewell, age 42, of Leitchfield was also traveling westbound on US62. Unit 1 was attempting to pass two uninvolved vehicles and did not see unit 2 turning left onto Blackrock Rd. Unit 1 attempted to avoid striking unit 2 but was unable to avoid collision. Unit 1 struck unit 2 in the driver's side. Operator of unit 1 was transported to Twin Lakes Hospital and later flown to University Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of unit 2 was uninjured. Unit 1 was not wearing a helmet. Operator of unit 2 was wearing his seatbelt.

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