Two injured after motorcycle strikes dog in Casey County
Published 3:39 pm Wednesday, September 28, 2016
LIBERTY – Two people were injured Sunday when a Nicholasville motorcyclist struck a dog in Casey County, according to Kentucky State Police.
Jason Peel, 39, of Nicholasville was operating a 1986 Honda motorcycle eastbound on Ky. 70 when he struck a dog that ran into the roadway, causing him to lose control and the motorcycle to overturn, according to Trooper Marvin Blakey, who is investigating the collision.
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The wreck occurred shortly before 11:30 p.m. Sunday about four miles east of Liberty.
Peel was not wearing a helmet and was transported to the Casey County Hospital for treatment of minor injuries, according to KSP.
A passenger, Rebecca Peel, 43, of Stanton, was not wearing a helmet and was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Blakey was assisted at the scene by the Liberty Police Department, Brush Creek Fire Department and Casey County Sheriff’s Office.