Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Local Man Dies After Bike Collides With Vehicle

bicycle hit 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/11/14) — A Madisonville man was killed while riding his bicycle at approximately 12:05 a.m. Friday, July 11 on Island Ford Road in Madisonville.

According to a Kentucky State Police report, Jerry L. Simmons, 54, was heading east on Island Ford Road along the centerline, when he attempted to cross from the center of the road to the westbound shoulder. As he was crossing the lane, he was struck by a 2001 Acura passenger car headed west on Island Ford Road.

The report said Simmons crossed directly into the travel path of the car driven by Brock M. Dunbar, 29, Hanson. When the two collided, Simmons was thrown from the bicycle and was pronounced dead on the scene by Hopkins County Deputy Coroner Wayne Burton.

Simmons was not wearing a helmet nor reflective equipment, the report said. Dunbar was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

Trooper Nathan Craft is continuing the investigation.

He was assisted at the scene by Trooper Joseph Bartolotti, the Madisonville Police Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service and the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Robert D. Littlepage

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

3/13 - 16
button coupons

Stock Report

1 DOW 18,053.71
+23.50 (0.13%)    
2 S&P 2,088.77
+6.89 (0.33%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,806.86
+33.39 (0.70%)    
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
button classifieds

In Other News...

Muhlenberg County to Compete in Ashland Invitational

ASHLAND, Ky. (12/26/14) — After compiling a 1-2 record in the Graves County-hosted Eagle Holiday Classic, Muhlenberg… Read More

Cadiz Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 26, 2014

CADIZ, Ky. (12/26/14) — The Cadiz Police Department released the following reports. Officer Andrew Sanderson arrested… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

December 24, 2014 12453

Christmas Eve Bloody Brawl Erupts on Dulin Street

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis
December 25, 2014 8467

Gift Returns Done Right

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 25, 2014 5872

Arrests Made After Dulin Avenue Christmas Eve…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer C.P. Haynie
December 23, 2014 4059

Couple's Alleged Dispute over Blanket Leads to…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 25, 2014 4039

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - December 25, 2014

in Video by Crime Stoppers
December 22, 2014 3730

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 22, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
December 20, 2014 3552

KET’s Kentucky Life Segment to Feature Old…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
December 23, 2014 3530

Alleged Theft at Walmart Sends Two to Jail

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 23, 2014 3143

Disturbance Results in Vehicle, Foot Pursuit,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer Tyler Russell
December 23, 2014 2865

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Karen McKnight

Stories Trending Today

December 25, 2014 8467

Gift Returns Done Right

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 25, 2014 5872

Arrests Made After Dulin Avenue Christmas Eve…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer C.P. Haynie
December 26, 2014 2575

5-Year-Old Boy Kills Buck/Doe

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Randy Adams
December 26, 2014 1689

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 26, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
December 26, 2014 1664

Grab the Best Buys This January

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 26, 2014 1549

2014 Looking Back: World Mourns Watson Family…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
December 25, 2014 1468

E-cigarettes and Quitting Smoking

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 25, 2014 1435

SurfKY Spotlight: Hudson Service Center

in Video by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
December 26, 2014 1399

The Greatest Gift - The Gift of Life

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins Circuit Clerk Karen McKnight
December 26, 2014 1158

Packing Away Christmas Decor Doesn't Have to be…

in Top News For All Sites by SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss