NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (FOX 56) — The Nicholasville Police Department confirmed Tuesday morning’s collision occurred around 5:50 a.m. on U.S. 27 near Shun Pike when a semi-truck (no trailer) traveling northbound struck a bicyclist who was traveling just inside the right lane.

According to the Jessamine County Coroner, 59-year-old Kevin Craig Etherton, from Nicholasville, died at the scene.


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The northbound lane of U.S. 27 has been reopened and is operational.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.


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The Nicholasville Police Department has confirmed the death of one individual in a collision involving a semi and bicyclist.

The incident happened around 6 a.m. when the victim on a bike was hit and killed by a semi, according to Nicholasville police.

The northbound lanes of U.S. 27 are still closed between Shun Pike and Edgewood Drive.


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Nicholasville police told FOX 56 that an individual on a bike was hit by a semi-truck Tuesday morning on U.S. 27.

The northbound lanes of U.S. 27 are shut down between Shun Pike and Edgewood Drive as authorities work the scene.

Details are limited at this time, but we will continue to follow this story throughout the morning.