Owensboro, Kentucky: Nicky Hayden, MotoGP World Champion

Nicky was 35 when he rode through a stop sign on his bicycle and was hit by a car. His statue, however, is inspiring.

Address:
501 W. 2nd St., Owensboro, KY
Directions:
Downtown, in front of the Convention Center, at the north end of Locust St., one block north of W. 2nd St.
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The Kentucky Kid.

The Kentucky Kid

Monument to Nicky Hayden, MotoGP World Champion, who lost his life in a practice run in Italy.

[Stephen Francia, 05/07/2020]

The bronze statue was sculpted by George Lundeen and carries a real American flag that flaps in the breeze. Nicky Hayden was 35 when he rode through a stop sign on his bicycle and was hit by a car.


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