Owensboro Police release the name of the man killed in Thursday’s motorcycle accident

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UPDATE: OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – The Owensboro Police Department has released the name of the man killed yesterday in a motorcycle accident.

According to OPD, 42-year-old Joseph Ashley is the motorcycle driver who died from his injuries after the crash involving a pickup truck.


A road is closed following a deadly motorcycle accident in Owensboro.

The accident happened just after 4:15 p.m.

Owensboro Police say West Parrish Avenue between Bosley Road and Independence Avenue for accident reconstruction.

OPD says the accident involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck.

A 42-year-old man died from his injuries, according to police.

The victim’s name has not been released at this time.

Drivers should avoid the area, if possible.

We will continue to update information as it becomes available.

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(This story was originally published on August 1, 2019)

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