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KSP: Man killed in Monroe Co. motorcycle/auto collision

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Tompkinsville, KY - Kentucky State Police Post 15 is investigating a two vehicle fatal collision that occurred on November 4, 2021 at approximately 2:56 P.M. two miles south of Tompkinsville on Hwy 163.

Preliminary investigations indicate that Danny Grooms, age 45, of Gainesboro, TN, was operating a 2000 Honda motorcycle north bound on Hwy 163 when a 2007 Subaru turning onto Hwy 163 pulled into his path. The motorcycle struck the Subaru in the left side and the driver was ejected. Grooms was wearing a helmet but succumbed to his injuries sustained as a result of the collision, and was pronounced deceased by the Monroe County Coroner.

The Subaru was operated by 46 year old Kaye McKinney of Glasgow, KY.

This collision remains under investigation by Trooper Mathew Brumley. He was assisted at the scene by other KSP personnel and Monroe County EMS.

This story was posted on 2021-11-05 12:02:10
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