Liberty, KY (November 4, 2021) Kentucky State Police Post 15 is investigating a two vehicle fatal collision that occurred on November 2nd, 2021 at approximately 7:24 P.M. eight miles north of Liberty on U.S. 127. Preliminary investigations indicate that 17 year old Jordan Bradley Watson was operating a 2005 Yamaha motorcycle south bound on U.S. 127 when a 2020 Dodge pickup turning off of KY 906, attempted to turn north bound on U.S. 127 crossed in his path, the motorcycle struck the pickup in the left side and the driver was ejected. The Dodge pickup was operated by 28 year old David Bugg of Danville, Bugg had one passenger, 28 year old, Austin May of Perryville, KY. Watson was wearing a helmet and was transported to Ephraim McDowell hospital was he was later pronounced deceased. Bugg and his passenger were both wearing seatbelts and were not injured.
This collision remains under investigation by Trooper Weston Sullivan. He was assisted at the scene by other KSP personnel, Casey County EMS and the Casey County Sheriff’s Office.
The funeral for Jordan Bradley Watson will be Sunday at 2pm at Casey County High School in Liberty. Memorial donations can be made to McKinney Brown Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.