fatal collision 3 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/5/18) — A Powderly man has died as the result of injuries sustained in an early morning motorcycle accident.

Greenville Police Department reported responding to a two-vehicle collision at 7:22 a.m. today on Kentucky 189 Bypass. GPD PIO Wes Miller said Barry Brown, 70, was operating a small unregistered motorcycle headed south on Kentucky 180 just south of the Dean Road intersection as Kristan Brown, 29 of Central City was driving a Chevrolet Malibu also headed south behind the motorcycle.

Authorities said for unknown reason, Brown’s vehicle struck the rear of the motorcycle and both vehicles came to rest on the shoulder of the southbound lane.

Brown was transported by Muhlenberg EMS to Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

GPD Officer Bill Henson is continuing the investigation. GPD was assisted at the scene by Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department and Greenville Fire Department and also assisted by Muhlenberg County Coroner’s Office at the hospital.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

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