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Knott Co. Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Posted at 7:44 AM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-01 07:44:03-04

KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Knott County man was killed after the motorcycle he was driving and a pickup truck crashed Friday afternoon.

Police say 31-year-old Eugene Campbell of the Kite community was driving his motorcycle around noon Friday along Mullins Branch Road when he collided with a Toyota Tacoma driven by 52-yera-old Willard Ritchie Jr.

Campbell was ejected from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Ritchie and a juvenile passenger in the truck were not injured.

Police have not determined the cause of the crash.