Kentucky State Police investigates fatal motorcycle collision in Metcalfe County

Metcalfe County Fatal Accident
Metcalfe County Fatal Accident(AP)
Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 12:08 PM CDT
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EDMONTON, Ky. (WBKO) - Kentucky State Police Post 15 was contacted on Saturday night by Metcalfe County 911 regarding a two-vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle.

According to KSP, Nicholas Smith, age 25 of Edmonton, was driving a 1985 Yamaha motorcycle east bound on Cedar Flat Curtis Road, a narrow roadway with no dividing yellow lines. Smith attempted to make a left hand turn off the roadway crossing into the path of a 2013 Dodge passenger car, driven by 17-year-old Jasmine Coleman, also of Edmonton. Authorities said Coleman attempted to swerve to avoid the collision but was unable to do so.

Smith was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Metcalfe County Coroner. Coleman was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

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