Breathitt County man killed in motorcycle accident in Jackson

jwarren@herald-leader.comJune 25, 2014 

A Breathitt County man who was severely injured in a motorcycle crash Tuesday night died hours later.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office said Darrick L. Spencer, 44, of Jackson died about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital from head injuries.

The crash occurred about 7 p.m. Tuesday on Ky. 15 in Jackson, according to Jackson police.

Spencer was northbound on his motorcycle when a car driven by Ashley Lucas, 30, also of Jackson, pulled onto the highway and the two vehicles collided, police said.

The crash remains under investigation.

Spencer, who wasn't wearing a helmet, died of blunt-force trauma to the head, according to the coroner's report.

Jim Warren: (859) 231-3255.

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