TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Motorcycle Collision on Cuba Road in Graves County
Date of News Release: 04/14/2011
(Mayfield, Ky.) -- A Mayfield man was injured after his motorcycle crashed on Cuba Road south of Mayfield on Thursday afternoon. At approximately 2:22 PM, Troopers responded to the intersection of Cuba Road and Tom Drive. Upon arrival, it was determined that a 2007 Yamaha operated by 62-year-old Kenneth Hamlet of Mayfield, had been traveling northbound on Cuba Road when he approached slow moving vehicles ahead of him. Hamlet was unable to stop and his motorcycle turned over, sliding on the roadway. Mr. Hamlet's motorcycle then overturned ejecting Mr. Hamlet onto the roadway. Mr. Hamlet was wearing a helmet. Mr. Hamlet was transported by Mayfield EMS to Jackson Purchase Medical Center for serious injuries. The investigation is continuing by Trooper Barry Rice with the Kentucky State Police.