Danville, KY-A Jessamine County man is dead following a motorcycle crash Satuday night in Boyle County. Boyle County Deputy Coroner Mike Wilder says thevictim was 44-year old Troy. K. Hogueof 112 Courtney Dr. in Nicholasville.
Wilder says Hogue apparently lost control of his Harley on a stretch of Ky. 1822 just off of U. S. Highway 150 about 4 miles west of Danville.
Hogue reportedly careened off the roadat a curve, struck a guide wire on a utility pole, was ejected from his motorcycle and slammed into a barbed-wire fence. The motorcycle continued on another 17 feet after the crash.
A motorist eyewitness said it appeared that Hogue was traveling too fast and lost control of his vehicle about 20 yards before the curve in the road. Hogue was not wearing a helmet
at the time of the crash.