Cyclist hurt in Hopkins County mishap | News
A motorcycle rider was hurt early Thursday after being struck by a driver who didn't see him coming.
Kentucky State Police investigated the crash at the intersection of KY 2171 and Sandcut Road, approximately two miles south of Madisonville, on Thursday at approximately 6:45 a.m.
Troopers say their preliminary investigation reveals that Marie O. Faulk, age 84 of Earlington, KY, was operating a 1995 Cadillac El Dorado. She was stopped at a stop sign on Sandcut Road facing north and then pulled out, not aware that Conrad A. Klawuhn, age 34 of Moulton, AL, was riding eastbound on KY 2171, approaching the intersection with Sandcut Road.
Faulk did not see the approaching motorcycle and pulled into the intersection. Her vehicle struck the motorcycle. Klawuhn, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle. He was transported via ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. Faulk, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured. There were no passengers involved.