Name of motorcyclist killed in Owensboro crash released

Name of motorcyclist killed in Owensboro crash released

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - The name of the driver killed in a motorcycle crash in Owensboro has been released.

Police say the victim has been identified as 42-year-old Joseph Ashley, of Owensboro.

According to the Owensboro Police Department, Ashley died after an accident around 4 p.m. Thursday on West Parrish Avenue, between Bosley Road and Independence Road.

The crash involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck.

OPD said in their news release that the section of West Parrish Avenue where the crash happened was closed for accident reconstruction. It has since been reopened.

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