On June 11, 2014, at approximately 7:35 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a motorcycle collision on US 68/80. According to witnesses, Deric A. Carter, 36, of Auburn, was traveling westbound on US 68/80 when he lost control of his 1998 Kawasaki motorcycle and veered off the right shoulder of the roadway, then colliding with an earth embankment.
Carter was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
Carter was flown to Skyline Medical Center due to injuries sustained from the collision.
The collision is being investigated by Sgt. Shaun Embry, who was assisted by deputy Laura Hadden, Logan County EMS and the Russellville Rural Fire Department.