OPD identifies man who died after weekend motorcycle crash

Owensboro police investigating deadly motorcycle crash involving pickup truck
Published: Oct. 9, 2021 at 8:31 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 11, 2021 at 9:22 AM CDT
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - One person is dead and another was hurt as a result of a fatal crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Owensboro Police Department, officers were sent to the intersection of Southtown Boulevard and Farmview Drive at around 4:59 p.m. in response to the wreck.

Police say the driver of the motorcycle and his passenger were both taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

OPD tells 14 News that 60-year-old Ronnie D. Ferguson of Owensboro was driving the motorcycle. They say he died after arriving at the hospital.

Officers say the 55-year-old woman who was also riding on the motorcycle is dealing with “potentially life-threatening injuries.”

The OPD Accident Reconstruction Unit responded to investigate the collision.

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