Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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One Killed in a Motorcycle Collision on KY 11
Date of News Release: 06/03/2012
(Slade, KY) - On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 12:53 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by Powell County Dispatch in reference to a collision involving a motorcycle on KY 11. Gary Martin of Lawrenceburg, KY was traveling southbound on KY 11 in the Slade area of Powell County. Martin entered into a curve and lost control of his 1996 Honda Shadow motorcycle making contact with the guardrail. Martin was unable to regain control of the motorcycle and was thrown from the motorcycle. Martin succumbed to his injuries on scene and was pronounced deceased by the Powell County Coroner, Hondo Hearne. Next of kin was notified on scene. Accident remains under investigation by Trooper Brandon Eversole. Trooper Brandon Eversole was assisted on the scene by Powell County Sheriff's Department, Stanton Police Department, and Powell Fire/EMS.