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 Hanson Woman Injured in Moped Accident

KENTUCKY (06/10/15) – On Tuesday of this week, June 9, 2015, an accident occurred involving a moped on Herron Drive in Hanson.

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reports that at around 8:18 PM, 23-year-old Leslie Harris was driving a 2012 Yamaha Moped westbound on Herron Drive. Mrs. Harris turned into the driveway at 270 Herron Drive and was apparently traveling too fast to safely make the turn. Harris struck a brick column approximately 20 feet from the highway.

Officials state that Harris was not wearing a helmet.

Harris was treated by Medical Center Ambulance Service on scene and later flown to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.

Deputy Ryan Bailey was assisted on scene by Deputy Nathan Craft, MCAS, and Hanson VFD.

Information provided by the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
Posted by J.L. Graham
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