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Injury accident in Rowan County

Date of News Release: 08/26/2014

(Morehead, KY) - On Tuesday August 28, 2014 at 4:12 p.m. Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call from Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Weigh Station in Rowan County of an accident that occurred in front of the weigh station. Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Captain Jamie Collins and Trooper Brent Sparks responded to the scene. Roi Reed, 61 of Winchester was operating a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on Interstate 64 at the 147 mile marker westbound when he lost control of the motorcycle and entered into the median of the interstate. Mr. Reed was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle continued into the eastbound lane of Interstate 64. Mr. Reed was airlifted from the scene and taken to University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY for treatment. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Brent Sparks.