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Injury Collision Involving a Motorcycle on Union Light Road

Date of News Release: 06/25/2015

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(Brownsville, KY) - On Thursday, June 25, 2015 at approx. 2:33 pm the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green received a call of a single vehicle injury collision on Union Light Road in Edmonson County involving a motorcycle.

The preliminary investigation indicated that Matthew Avery (17) of Mammoth Cave was operating a 1999 Suzuki motorcycle when he hit a patch of gravel in the roadway and lost control of the bike, where he then went off the right shoulder of the roadway and struck the guardrail.

Avery and his passenger, Brandon Embry (17) of Brownsville, were both transported by Edmonson County EMS to the Medical Center in Bowling Green for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing and being led by Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Nick Pruitt.