TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Albany Man Killed in a Collision on North US 127
Date of News Release: 10/01/2012
(Clinton County, KY) – Trooper Nick Davis is investigating a fatal collision that occurred Sunday, September 30th at 8:05 P.M. CST. The collision occurred on North US 127 in the limits of Albany.
John Byers, age 80 of Albany, was traveling North on US 127 operating a 1989 Ford pickup. Mr. Byers' pickup struck a Schwinn moped operated by Bharatkumar Batel, age 48 of Albany.
Mr. Batel, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from the moped. Mr. Byers, who was belted, was not injured. Mr. Batel was transported to the Clinton County Hospital where he was pronounced deceased by the Clinton County Coroner's office.
Trooper Davis was assisted by the Albany Police Department, the Clinton County Sheriff's Office and Clinton County EMS. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Davis.