Coroner identifies motorcyclist who died after Owensboro crash

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Published: Jul. 13, 2022 at 10:38 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2022 at 11:20 AM CDT
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - Officials with the Owensboro Police Department say crews responded to a crash involving a motorcycle Wednesday morning.

They say it happened at the intersection of New Hartford Road and East 27th Street where a car and motorcycle collided.

According to a press release, The driver of the motorcycle had serious injuries and was taken to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital where he later died.

The Daviess County Coroner’s Office identified the motorcyclist as 39-year-old Nicholas C. Howell of Owensboro.

Officials say the driver of the other vehicle had minor injuries.

They tell us the southbound lane of New Hartford was temporarily closed but is now back open.

The Owensboro Police Department Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the crash.

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