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Graves Co. man crashes motorcycle, charged with DUI

(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)

Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Dept. responded to Old Mayfield Rd. around midnight on Friday for a report of a single vehicle accident with possible injuries.

Jimmy Rockwell, 43, of Hickory, Ky. was operating his 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle south bound on Old Mayfield Rd. when he says he struck a deer. 

Rockwell then lost control of his motorcycle. 

He came to rest in the ditch on the north bound side of the roadway. 

Rockwell was transported by Mercy ambulance service to Lourdes ER for unknown non-life threatening injuries. 

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. 

He was also found to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident and charged with driving under the influence.

McCracken County Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by Mercy Ambulance and Hendron Volunteer Fire Dept. personnel. 

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