Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

By: WSAZ News Email
By: WSAZ News Email

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man has died after a motorcycle crash on U.S. 23.

The crash happened just before 10 Sunday night near Shannon Branch Rd.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says 53-year-old Elmer Maynard of Debord, Ky. was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say Maynard lost control of his motorcycle and hit a guardrail, throwing Maynard from the bike. Officers say the motorcycle continued on several hundred feet after Maynard was thrown from it.

An investigation into the crash is on-going. Speed is believed to have been a factor.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 645 Fifth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 304-697-4780 WSAZ Charleston 111 Columbia Avenue Charleston, WV 25302 304-344-3521
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 255119871 - wsaz.com/a?a=255119871