TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision On KY 85
Date of News Release: 04/12/2014
Madisonville, KY (Hopkins County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on KY 85, at KY 70, on Friday, April 11, 2014, at 7:44 a.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Freeman Croft, 65, of Greenville, KY, was operating a 2002 Honda Motorcycle eastbound on KY 85. While attempting to make a right turn onto KY 70, Mr. Croft lost control of the motorcycle. He traveled across the westbound lane and came to rest in a ditch.
Mr. Croft was transported via ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment. Mr. Croft was not wearing a helmet.
Trooper Jonathan Murphy investigated the collision. Sergeant Daniel White, Anton Fire Department, and Med Center EMS assisted at the scene.