UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in crash identified
MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Rowan County coroner has identified a motorcyclist who was killed Friday afternoon in a collision on I-64 at the 133 off ramp. The coroner says 60-year old Jerry Thatcher, of Morehead, died when he was hit by an SUV while standing next to his motorcycle in the emergency lane.
Investigators say 38-year old Jeremy Mynhier, of Clearfield, was traveling west on I-64 in his SUV when he exited the 133 off ramp and struck Thatcher, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
State Police say Mynhier and his passenger, 39-year old Kimberly Johnson, of Morehead, were taken to St. Claire Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Thatcher was a retired elementary school principal in Bath County.
The deadly accident remains under investigation.
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