Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Fatal motorcycle collision on KY 15 in Powell County
Date of News Release: 06/03/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On June 2, 2011, at 2124 hours, Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by Powell County Dispatch of a single vehicle injury accident involving a motorcycle on KY 15 in Powell County. Trooper Charles Bowling responded to the scene. Kyle W. Wolfe was operating a 2004 Honda motorcycle south on Ky 15. Witnesses observed the motorcycle pass a passenger car in a curve on the northbound lane of KY 15. Mr. Wolfe failed to negotiate the curve and lost control of his vehicle. Mr. Wolfe's vehicle traveled into the southbound lane and exited the right shoulder of the roadway striking a guardrail. The vehicle came to final rest on the southbound lane of Ky 15. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Charles Bowling.