Troopers with the Kentucky State Police are currently investigating a deadly crash that took place in Rockcastle County.
32-year-old Matthew S. Sheridan and 26-year-old Faith A. Jenkins, both of Somerset, were traveling along I-75 on a 2007 Harley Davidson Motorcycle.
It was around the 77-mile-marker that the back tire of the motorcycle blew out, causing the driver Sheridan, to lose control.
Both individuals were transported to Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Berea.
Jenkins passed away as a result of her injuries.
Sheridan is said to have been transferred to the UK ALbert B. Chandler Hospital. He is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
According to officials, neither person is said to have been wearing a helmet.