Press Release

Whitley County Sheriff Dept.

Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Deputy Jason Strunk responded to a wreck at the intersection of Hwy 26 and Hwy 6 in the Woodbine community.

A passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on Hwy 26 and was in the process of making a left turn onto Hwy 6 when it collided with a dirt bike that was traveling northbound. The operator of the passenger vehicle was not injured, but the 16-year-old male operating the dirt bike sustained serious injuries. He was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

The sheriff’s department asks that you keep the young man, his family and his friends in your thoughts or prayers.

Dep. Strunk was assisted at the scene by Kentucky State Police and members of the Woodbine Fire Department.