Motorcycle driver killed in crash with truck


MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 25-year-old Elizabethtown man died Thursday night when the motorcycle he was riding crashed almost head on into a pickup truck.

According to Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison, Justin Ray Napier died in the accident, which happened at about 9:20 p.m. on Lexington Road.

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Cornelison said Napier was southbound when the motorcycle collided with the northbound truck, which was carrying several people.

The motorcycle and Napier slid under the truck. Napier was pronounced dead at the scene.

None of the truck’s passengers were injured.

Napier is from Elizabethtown but has relatives in Madison County, the coroner said.

Police still are investigating what caused the accident.