Indiana man airlifted following motorcycle accident Saturday evening

An Indiana man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital following a motorcycle accident that occurred on Lakeway Drive Saturday evening.

According to Russell Springs Police, Terry W. Smith, age 67, of Perin, Indiana, was operating a 2008 GMC Yukon and attempted to turn left into Coe’s Steakhouse at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday when he turned into the path of 44-year-old Michael Cochran, of Liberty, Indiana, who was operating a motorcycle.

The two vehicles met head-on, and Cochran was transported by EMS to Russell County Hospital, where he was later flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital.

Assistant Police Chief Bryan Shepard was the investigating officer for Russell Springs Police. He was assisted on scene by officer Mason Miniard and Russell County EMS.

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