UPDATE: Name released of motorcycle rider killed in crash on Highway 54

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – A motorcycle rider is dead after a crash involving a truck Sunday night near the Daviess-Ohio County line.

It happened just before 7 p.m. Sunday on Hwy 54 between Whitesville and Fordsville.

According to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, a Brandon Coppage, 38, was on a motorcycle heading east when he crossed the center line into the westbound lane and hit a pick-up truck. Coppage was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not hurt.

The road was shut down for several hours as authorities reconstructed the scene.

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