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One dies after Jeep v. Yamaha cycle v. Highlander collisions

Motorcycle struck when attempting to make left hand turn in collision just before midnight in Bullitt County. Ejected cycle passenger struck by oncoming Toyota Highlander. Five persons injured, motorcycle operator fatally. Investigation is ongoing by Trooper/Reconstructionist Dewan Kelly.
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By Tpr. Jeff Gregory, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown, KY

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (Sun 14 May 2017 - 1:08pmCT) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopers responded to a three vehicle fatal collision in Bullitt Co. Saturday night. On May 13, 2017 at approximately 11:15pmET, KSP received a call on a three vehicle accident at the intersection of John Harper Road (KY 1526) and Running Creek Drive.

Aaron Jennette (32) of Shepherdsville along with a passenger, Tiffany Banules (30) of Brooks was traveling West on John Harper Road on a 2008 Yamaha Motorcycle. As they were slowing or stopped in an attempt to make a lefthand turn onto Running Creek Drive they were struck in the rear by a 2005 Jeep Liberty being operated by Michelle Wyatt (19) of Louisville, KY.

Both occupants of the motorcycle were ejected.

Aaron Jennette was thrown into the East bound lane of John Harper Road and was struck by a 2017 Toyota Highlander operated by Andrew Magee (32) of Shepherdsville, KY

Aaron Jennette, Tiffany Bules and Michelle Wyatt were all taken to University of Louisville Hospital where Mr. Jennette was pronounced deceased.

Ms. Bules sustained critical injuries and Ms. Wyatt suffered minor, non-life threatening injuries.

Neither drugs or alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.

The investigation into the collision is ongoing by Trooper/Reconstructionist Dewan Kelly.

This story was posted on 2017-05-14 13:11:50
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