KSP investigating fatal accident in Metcalfe County

Edmonton, KY (June 21, 2021) Kentucky State Police Post 15 was contacted on Saturday at approximately 7:52 PM by Metcalfe County 911 regarding a two-vehicle fatal collision that occurred on Cedar Flat Curtis Rd.

Preliminary investigations indicate that Nicholas Smith, age 25 of Edmonton, KY was operating a 1985 Yamaha Motorcycle east bound on Cedar Flat Curtis Road; Cedar Flat Curtis Road is a narrow roadway with no dividing yellow lines. Smith attempted to make a left hand turn off the roadway crossing into the path of 2013 Dodge passenger car, operated by Jasmine Coleman, age 17 of Edmonton, KY.

Coleman was traveling west bound on Cedar Flat Curtis Road when she met Smith in her lane of travel. Coleman attempted to swerve to avoid the collision but was unable to do so. Smith was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Metcalfe County Coroner. Coleman was belted and was not injured.

This Collision remains under investigation by Trooper Weston Sullivan.

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