Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Fatal motorcycle collision on KY 73 in Simpson County
Date of News Release: 06/27/2011
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Saturday, June 25, 2011, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, responded to KY 73 in Simpson County, Kentucky regarding a fatal collision. Brice T. Groves (24) of Franklin, was traveling south on KY 73 when he failed to negotiate a curve near the intersection of Kenny Perry Drive on his 2009 Kawasaki Ninja. Mr. Groves exited the south shoulder of the roadway and he lost control of his motorcycle on the gravel. Mr. Groves was ejected from the motorcycle. Mr. Groves was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. Mr. Groves was pronounced dead at the scene by Simpson County Deputy Coroner Patrick Crafton.