TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury collision on US 68/80
Date of News Release: 08/06/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Mr. Michael Heidenreich and his spouse(Mary Jo Heidenreich) were traveling westbound on their motorcycle on US 68/80. Mrs. Tracy Wise was crossing in her vehicle from Old Jeff Davis Hwy across the east and west bound lane of US 68/80. Mr. Heidenreich stated that she slowed down at the end and it did not give him time to stop his motorcycle before he clipped her vehicle. Mr. Heidenreich lost control of the motorcycle, and he and his passenger fell off the motorcycle on the right side of the roadway. Mr. and Mrs. Heidenreich were transported to Jenne Stuart Hospital for a medical checkup.