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UCSO: Motorcyclist Killed at Kentucky Bike Rally in Sturgis

UCSO: Motorcyclist Killed at Kentucky Bike Rally in Sturgis

Bill Stephens

July 16th, 2016

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The Union County Sheriff’s Office reports a motorcyclist has been killed in a crash at the Kentucky Bike Rally in Sturgis.

Deputy Jason Thomas tells WMSK News that Deputy Kyle Dame investigated the fatal motorcycle collision that occurred around 1:15 a.m. Saturday inside the Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally at the Union County Fairgrounds.

According to authorities, 43 year old Ronald S. Greer, of Bardstown KY, lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into two other parked motorcycles. Greer was reportedly pronounced dead at the Union County Methodist Hospital at 2:27 a.m. Saturday after he he succumbed to injuries sustained in the collision.

Deputy Thomas says the investigation revealed alcohol was a factor in the wreck.

Deputy Dame was assisted by the Kentucky State Police, the Sturgis Rescue Squad, Air Evac and the Union County Ambulance Service.

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