Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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One Injured In Single Vehicle Crash
Date of News Release: 08/05/2013
(MAGNOLIA, KY.) -- On Sunday, August 4, 2013 at approximately 7:10 a.m. EST, Kentucky State Police Post 04 received a call from the Larue Co. dispatch requesting assistance in regard to an injury crash in the 3600 block of S. L+N Turnpike (Ky. 470). Aaron Barnes (44 yoa) of Magnolia, Ky. was operating a 1996 Harley Davidson motorcycle and was traveling East on Ky. 470 when the motorcylcle left the roadway. Preliminary investigations point to speed being a factor in the accident. The operator was not wearing a helmet. Mr. Barnes was flown from the scene and is listed in Serious condition at the University of Louisville Hospital. The investigation is ongoing by Sgt. Greg Hill. KSP was assisted on the scene by the Hodgenville Police Dept, Larue Co. EMS, Magnolia VFD, and Buffalo VFD.