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Two-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Warren County

Date of News Release: 09/14/2011

(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 2:38 P.M., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, responded to the intersection of Morgantown Road and the William Natcher Parkway in Warren County, Kentucky regarding a fatal collision.

According to Trooper Brett Coomes, Gregory Neighbors (41) of Morgantown, KY was traveling Northbound on US 231 (Morgantown Road) on his 2004 Yamaha motorcycle. While Mr. Neighbors was traveling North, Lois Herndon (66) of Franklin, KY was merging onto US 231 south from the William Natcher Parkway when her 2007 Saturn crossed into the path of Mr. Neighbors vehicle. Mr. Neighbors struck the driver's side of Ms. Herndon's vehicle causing him to be ejected from the motorcycle. Mr. Neighbors was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

Mr. Neighbors was pronounced deceased at the scene by Warren County Deputy Coroner Ralph Sizemore. The investigation is ongoing and under the direction of Trooper Brett Coomes.

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