MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Somerset woman was killed in a motorcycle accident on Interstate 75 Saturday night.
Matthew Sheridan, 32, of Somerset had traveled north on I-75 with 26-year-old passenger Faith Jenkins. The initial investigation from Kentucky State Police found that Sheridan lost control of his Harley Davidson motorcycle near the 72-mile marker after the rear wheel blew.
Neither Jenkins nor Sheridan wore a helmet.
Both were taken by Rockcastle EMS to Saint Joseph's Hospital in Berea. Sheridan was later treated for non-life-threatening injuries at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. However, Jenkins died.
Trooper Cory Jones is continuing the investigation.