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Motorcyclist dies in Boone Co. accident

(VERONA, KY) -- A two-vehicle accident between a truck and a motorcycle has claimed the life of a Dayton, Ky. man.

The accident occurred Monday night just before 8 p.m. on Verona-Mudlick Road (Ky. 14).

Richard Hood, 37, was riding a Suzuki cruiser style motorcycle westbound on Ky. 14 and collided head on with an eastbound Ford F-350 truck driven by Tyler Torline, 16, of Union.

Police say Hood was wearing a helmet, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary investigation reveals the motorcycle was traveling at an excessive speed.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the accident.

FOX19.com staff

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