KSP: Alabama man killed in I-64 motorcycle crash

Motorcycle Crash
Motorcycle Crash(Chris Yarzab / CC BY 2.0 via MGN)
Published: Jun. 12, 2022 at 8:46 PM EDT
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CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/WSAZ) - Kentucky State Police have identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Carter County.

Troopers say Thomas Higgins, 62, from Alabama died after a deer ran into the road and hit the motorcycle. Higgins lost control, and crashed into the guardrail.

It happened just after 3 p.m. near the 161 mile mark of I-64 west near Olive Hill.

Troopers say the impact sent Higgins into the road where he died from his injuries. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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