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DUI Motorcycle Collision on Kentucky 7

Date of News Release: 07/26/2012

(West Liberty, KY) -- On Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 5:24 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by West Liberty Dispatch of a single vehicle injury accident on Kentucky 7 a half mile north of Kentucky 711. Jackie Lewis 63, of Morgan County was operating a 1998 Yamaha motorcycle north on Kentucky 7 when he dropped off the edge of the roadway causing him to lose control overturning and striking an embankment. Mr. Lewis was transported from the scene by Morgan County Emergency Medical Service to Saint Claire Regional Medical Center where he was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Jackie Lewis was cited for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under Influence Alcohol/Drugs/etc. .08 1st offense, No Motorcycle Operators License, No Registration Plates, No Registration Receipt, Failure of Owner to Maintain required Insurance, 1st offense and Failure to comply with Helmet Law over 21 Years of Age. Accident remains under investigation by Trooper Royce Collett.

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