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Fatal collision in Knox County claims life of London woman

Patricia Burke of London died in a motorcycle crash on Ky. 11.
Patricia Burke of London died in a motorcycle crash on Ky. 11. Kentucky State Police

A collision in Knox County killed a London woman on Friday.

According to Kentucky State Police, Patricia Burke, 56, was traveling south on Ky. 11 on a 2008 Harley Davidson at about 2:30 p.m. when she lost control of the motorcycle in a curve, crossed the center line and was struck head-on by a pick-up truck.

Burke was pounced dead at the scene.

The pick-up truck was driven by Harlan Taylor, 55, of Girdler. Taylor was uninjured.

Burke was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. Neither drugs nor alcohol are thought to have played a role in the crash.

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