Motorcyclist killed in Estill County crash


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ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56/WKYT) – A man is dead after a crash in Estill County.

The crash happened on Highway 82, near the Powell County line, around 8 p.m. Saturday.

The coroner says the crash involved two motorcycles and a car.

According to the coroner, a man on one of the motorcycles died at the scene. The coroner identified him as 59-year-old Michael Helton of Powell County.

The coroner says someone on the second motorcycle was airlifted to UK Hospital to be treated for serious injuries. That person’s current condition is not known.

There’s no word yet on how the crash happened. Kentucky State Police is investigating.

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