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Injury collision on KY504 in Rowan County

Date of News Release: 08/28/2011

(Morehead, Ky.) -- On Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 1011 Hours, Kentucky State Police in Morehead responded to a two vehicle injury accident on KY504, just outside of Elliottville KY. Trooper Mike Wathen, Elliottville Fire Department, and Morehead/Rowan County EMS responded to the scene. Casey Holbrook was operating his 1996 Pontiac Grand Am on L Cooper Road, when he attempted to merge west onto KY504, he entered the path of Lowell Porter operating his 1984 Harley Davidson east on KY504. Mr. Porter struck the Grand Am head on, causing Mr. Porter to be thrown from the Motorcycle, over the cars hood, and onto the pavement. Lowell Porter was flown from the scene to UK Medical center by PHI for injuries sustained in the accident. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Mike Wathen.

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