Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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One Killed in a Motorcycle Collision on MudLick Road in Bath County
Date of News Release: 06/03/2012
(Saltlick, KY) – On Sunday, June 03, 2012 at 8:32 p.m. Kentucky State Police Trooper Daniel Armstrong while on routine patrol came up on an injury accident involving a motorcycle on MudLick Road in Bath County. Jonathan Riddle of Saltlick was traveling westbound on Mudlick Road when he lost control of his 1986 Kawasaki motorcycle leaving the roadway and striking a tree. Mr. Riddle was not wearing a helmet and was thrown from the motorcycle. Mr. Riddle was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Bath County Coroner, Robbie Powell. Next of kin was notified on scene. Accident remains under investigation by Trooper Daniel Armstrong. Trooper Armstrong was assisted on scene by Trooper Nathan Shortridge, Trooper Scott Caudill, Bath County Sheriff's Department, and Bath County Fire and EMS.