GIRDLER, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say a woman was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle she was operating crossed a center line and collided head-on with a pickup truck. Investigators say 56-year old Patricia Burke, of London, was pronounced dead at the scene. They say she was wearing a helmet.
State Police say Burke loss control of her 2008 Harley-Davidson in a curve on KY 11 in the Girdler community of Knox County. The driver of the Ford F-250 pickup, 55-year old Harlan Taylor, of Girdler, was not injured, according to KSP.
Investigators say drugs and alcohol are not suspected in the deadly collision, which remains under investigation.