Tennesse motorcyclist dies in crash

London, KY. - A Tennessee man was killed Saturday shortly after noon in a motorcycle crash on U. S. 25 near London, Ky.

Laurel County Sheriff's Deputy Greg Poyter said Michael Pacwa of Robbins, TN - about 34 years old – lost control of his motorcyle going into a curve northbound on 25.

Poyter said Pacwa was traveling at a high rate of speed when he spun out, careened off the road, struck a culvert, and was thrown from his cycle about 30 feet. Deputy Poyter said Pacwa was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Robbins, TN is about forty miles northwest of Knoxville.


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  • by john Location: Indiana on Jun 11, 2007 at 05:47 PM
    Mike was my cousin. He was a good person, who unfortunately lived a high risk life. i didnt know him great, but i do remember that he always liked Bruce Lee movies.
  • by T Location: Somerset on Jun 11, 2007 at 04:57 PM
    Mike was a Federal Bureau of Prisons Corrections Officer in McCreary County Kentucky. He is survived by his pregnant wife and 2 children. Pray for them

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