HARLAN, Ky. (WATE) – A Harlan County, Kentucky man was killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon in the Sheilds community of the county.
Kentucky State Police officers were called to KY 38 around 5:49 p.m. They say a 2004 Yamaha motorcycle operated by Morrice Petrey, 35, of Evarts, was traveling east when he crossed the center line and struck a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Lloyd Fleenor Jr.
Petrey was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner’s office. Officials say he wasn’t wearing a helmet.
Fleenor was not injured. The crash remains under investigation.