Motorcycle accident in Franklin County leaves two dead

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A fatal motorcycle accident is under investigation by Franklin County authorities.

The accident happened on Cardwell Lane around 3:51 a.m. Wednesday morning.

According to the Franklin County Coroner, Chase Hedger, 37, of Franklin County and Kaylene Castillo, 25, of Franklin County were pronounced deceased at the scene at 4:45 a.m. The coroner’s preliminary examination showed that both victims died from their injuries sustained from the crash. Neither individuals were wearing a helmet.

The roadway from Edgewood Drive to Highwood Drive was shut down for several hours while the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office conducted its investigation. According to the sheriff’s office’s Facebook page, the roadway reopened at 6:25 a.m.

The coroner will be conducting the autopsy and toxicology on Wednesday and the results will be available around 12 weeks.

The accident is still under investigation.

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