Troopers investigate fatal crash in Carter County, Ky.

    Troopers say a motorcyclist was injured and his passenger killed when a mini-van struck them on Sunday on Route 60 in the Globe community. (MGN Online)

    Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Carter County.

    Tonya Johnson, 43 of Morehead died Sunday, according to a news release from state police.

    Troopers said it happened Sunday evening on US Route 60 in the Globe community. Troopers said a minivan was turning left and the driver failed to observe a motorcycle traveling eastbound. Troopers said Terry Johnson, 43 of Morehead was operating the motorcycle and Tonya was a passenger. Troopers said Terry attempted to dodge the minivan but the motorcycle was hit in its front-left fender.

    Terry was flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Both motorcycle occupants were wearing helmets. No one in the minivan was injured.

    No charges have been filed as a result of the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

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