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Greenville Man Involved in Fatal Motorcycle Accident on 181 


MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (10/5/2014) – The Kentucky State Police is investigating a single-vehicle, fatality collision that occurred on KY 181, approximately two miles south of Elkton, on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 11:55 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that James R. Propes Jr., 66, of Greenville, was operating a 2006 Harley Davidson 1200 Sportster northbound on KY 181. As he was approaching a curve in the roadway, his motorcycle exited the right shoulder. It struck a culvert and became airborne causing Mr. Propes to be ejected.

The Todd County Coroner, Bob Whittlesey, pronounced Mr. Propes dead at the scene.

Propes was not wearing a helmet.

Trooper Michael Dennis is investigating the collision. Sergeant Tim Sales, the Todd County Sheriff's Department, Todd County EMS, and the Todd County Coroner's Office assisted at the scene.  

Information provided by the Kentucky State Police
Posted by J.L. Graham
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