Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing into Vehicle

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Updated: 4/13 10:12 pm
An accident in Nicholasville Saturday evening caused a motorcyclist to be thrown from his bike, fatally wounding him, according to the Fayette County Coroner.

Police said a vehicle had stopped at the intersection of US Highway 27 and Elizabeth Street to give a fire truck answering a call the right of way.

That's when they said James Hopkins, 43, slammed into the back of the stopped vehicle.

The Fayette County Coroner said Hopkins was not wearing a helmet at the time and died after being sent to UK Hospital.
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