Last updated 6:03PM ET
October 19, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Truck and Motorcycle Crash Kills 1, Injures 1
(2008-07-20)
(WOUB) - Police say a man was killed and a 12-year-old boy seriously injured when a truck and motorcycle collided in Ashland, KY.

The driver of the truck, 21-year-old Billy J. Barker, was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence.

Ashland Police Capt. Todd Kelley says the truck traveling west Friday night crossed the center line and struck an eastbound motorcycle, driven by a man with a 12-year-old boy on the back.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The boy suffered multiple injuries and transported by helicopter to a hospital.

Police did not release the names of the victims, pending notification of relatives.

Police said more charges may be filed against Barker. After being placed in police custody, he was taken to King's Daughters Medical Center for testing and treatment.
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