Police say a Bedford man died Friday evening, after his motorcycle crashed on Highway 42.
Kentucky State Police said they started searching for James Busey, 61, Friday evening after family members reported him missing. The reports came in around 8:22 p.m., police say the family told them Busey had left his home four hours earlier and never returned.
According to police, Busey was found, unresponsive, near the intersection of Highway 42 and Latta Road. Investigators said Busey was traveling east on Highway 42 when his motorcycle left the road and crashed. The wet roads were a factor in the crash, police said.
Trimble County Coroner pronounced Busey dead at the scene.