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Injury Collision Involving Motorcycle On US 431

Date of News Release: 07/17/2014

South Carrollton, KY (Muhlenberg County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 431, just north of South Carrollton, on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Michelle Jewell, 46, of Central City, KY, was operating a 2003 Honda Shadow motorcycle northbound on US 431 when she lost control. The motorcycle exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a ditch. It overturned which caused Ms. Jewell to be ejected.

Ms. Jewell was transported via ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment. She was wearing a helmet. There were no passengers.

Trooper Craig Engler investigated the collision. Trooper Jerrod Hearld, the Central City Fire Department, and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.