Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained In Crash
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - A South Carolina man injured in a collision last week in Paducah has died.

According to the Paducah Police Department, 36-year-old Orlando C. Watkis of Newberry, South Carolina died at 5:46 pm Monday at Baptist Health Paducah. 

Watkis was injured in a collision Thursday morning at the intersection of Fountain Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Police say the motorcycle collided with a car driven by 19-year-old Ethan R. Hines of Kevil, who reportedly ran a stop sign.

Hines told police he didn't realize there was a stop sign at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive as he drove along Fountain Avenue. His car was hit in the driver’s door by the motorcycle ridden by Watkis.

Published 05:54 PM, Tuesday Sep. 19, 2017
Updated 10:36 AM, Monday Sep. 25, 2017

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