Edmonton, KY (June 21, 2021) Kentucky State Police Post 15 was contacted on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 at approximately 7:52 PM by Metcalfe County 911 regarding a two-vehicle fatal collision, that occurred on Cedar Flat Curtis Rd.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Nicholas Smith, 25, of Edmonton, KY was operating a 1985 Yamaha motorcycle east-bound on Cedar Flat Curtis Road (a narrow roadway with no dividing yellow lines). Smith attempted to make a left hand turn off the roadway, crossing into the path of a 2013 Dodge passenger car being operated by 17-year-old Jasmine Coleman of Edmonton, KY. Coleman was traveling west-bound on Cedar Flat Curtis Road when she met Smith in her lane of travel. She attempted to swerve to avoid the collision but was unable to do so.
Smith was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Metcalfe County Coroner. Coleman was belted and was not injured.
The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Weston Sullivan.