TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Injury Bicycle Collision on KY657
Date of News Release: 08/16/2013
(Henderson, Ky.) -- On Thursday, August 15, 2013 the Kentucky State Police responded to a two bicycle collision involving a large dog on KY657. Dakota Watkins stated he was with a large group of people riding their bicycles on KY657 when a large dog ran in front of him. Watkins stated he tried to stop but was unable to and struck the dog. The impact caused Watkins to fall off his bicycle onto the ground. The impact also caused Megan Sims to run into Watkins and she fell to the ground. Both Watkins and Sims sustained injuries and were transported to the Owensboro Medical Health System by Yellow Ambulance. Both were treated for their injuries. The dog was not located.